wirehaired pointing griffon

noun

Definition of wirehaired pointing griffon 

: any of a breed of dogs of Dutch origin that both hunt and retrieve and have a long head and a harsh wiry often chestnut or white and chestnut colored coat

First Known Use of wirehaired pointing griffon

1929, in the meaning defined above

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