Siberian husky

noun
Si·​be·​ri·​an husky | \ sī-ˈbir-ē-ən- How to pronounce Siberian husky (audio) \

Definition of Siberian husky

: any of a breed of medium-sized thick-coated compact dogs that were developed in Siberia for use as sled dogs and that have erect ears and a bushy tail

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Siberian husky

First Known Use of Siberian husky

1930, in the meaning defined above

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