retriever

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noun re·triev·er \ri-ˈtrē-vər\

Definition of retriever

  1. :  one that retrieves; especially :  a dog of any of several breeds having a heavy water-resistant coat and used especially for retrieving game

15th Century

First Known Use of retriever

15th century


RETRIEVER Defined for English Language Learners

retriever

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noun re·triev·er \ri-ˈtrē-vər\

Definition of retriever for English Language Learners

  • : a dog that is used for retrieving birds or animals that have been shot by a hunter


RETRIEVER Defined for Kids

retriever

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noun re·triev·er \ri-ˈtrē-vər\

Definition of retriever for Students

  1. :  a dog that has a water-resistant coat and is skilled in retrieving game



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