golden retriever

noun
Updated on: 25 May 2018

Definition of golden retriever

: any of a breed of medium-sized retrievers having a flat moderately long golden coat

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First Known Use of golden retriever

1919

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Definition of golden retriever for English Language Learners

  • : a type of dog that has long yellowish-brown fur


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