noun, often capitalized rott·wei·ler \ˈrät-ˌwī-lər, ˈrȯt-ˌvī-\

Definition of rottweiler

  1. :  any of a breed of tall powerful black-and-tan short-haired dogs of German origin that are commonly used as guard dogs

Origin and Etymology of rottweiler

German, from Rottweil, city in Germany

First Known Use: 1907

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