Saint Bernard

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noun Saint Ber·nard \-bər-ˈnärd\

Definition of Saint Bernard

  1. :  any of a Swiss alpine breed of tall powerful working dogs used especially formerly in aiding lost travelers

Origin and Etymology of saint bernard

the hospice of Grand St. Bernard, where such dogs were first bred


First Known Use: 1839


SAINT BERNARD Defined for English Language Learners

Saint Bernard

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noun Saint Ber·nard \-bər-ˈnärd\

Definition of Saint Bernard for English Language Learners

  • : a very large, strong dog that was used in the past to find and help lost travelers


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