noun schnau·zer \ˈshnau̇-zər, ˈshnau̇t-sər\

Definition of schnauzer

  1. :  a dog of any of three breeds that originated in Germany and are characterized by a wiry coat, long head, pointed ears, heavy eyebrows, and long hair on the muzzle:a :  standard schnauzerb :  giant schnauzerc :  miniature schnauzer

Origin and Etymology of schnauzer

German, from Schnauze snout — more at snout

First Known Use: 1923

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