curly-coated retriever


curly-coat·​ed retriever ˈkər-lē-ˈkō-təd- How to pronounce curly-coated retriever (audio)
: any of a breed of sporting dogs with a short curly black or liver-colored coat

Word History

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of curly-coated retriever was in 1885

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“Curly-coated retriever.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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