dalmatian

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noun, often capitalized dal·ma·tian \dal-ˈmā-shən\

Definition of dalmatian

  1. :  any of a breed of medium-sized dogs having a white short-haired coat with many black or brown spots

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Origin and Etymology of dalmatian

from the supposed origin of the breed in Dalmatia


First Known Use: 1824


DALMATIAN Defined for English Language Learners

dalmatian

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noun, often capitalized dal·ma·tian \dal-ˈmā-shən\

Definition of dalmatian for English Language Learners

  • : a type of dog that has short white fur with many black or brown spots


DALMATIAN Defined for Kids

dalmatian

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noun , often cap dal·ma·tian \dal-ˈmā-shən\

Definition of dalmatian for Students

  1. :  a large dog having a short white coat with black or brown spots



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