Sussex spaniel

noun

Sus·​sex spaniel ˈsə-siks- How to pronounce Sussex spaniel (audio)
-ˌseks-
: any of a breed of short-legged short-necked long-bodied spaniels of English origin with a flat or slightly wavy golden liver-colored coat

Word History

Etymology

Sussex, England

First Known Use

1856, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sussex spaniel was in 1856

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Cite this Entry

“Sussex spaniel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sussex%20spaniel. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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