schipperke

noun schip·per·ke \ ˈski-pər-kē , ˈshi- , -kə ; -pərk \

Definition of schipperke

:any of a Belgian breed of small stocky black tailless dogs with foxy head and heavy coat

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Origin and Etymology of schipperke

Flemish, diminutive of schipper skipper; from its use as a watchdog on boats — more at skipper


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