standard schnauzer


Definition of standard schnauzer

: any of a breed of medium-sized schnauzers that attain a height at the highest point of the shoulder blades of about 18 to 20 inches (46 to 51 centimeters) and have a salt-and-pepper or black coat

First Known Use of standard schnauzer

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of standard schnauzer was circa 1934

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“Standard schnauzer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2022.

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