Dalmatian dog
Dalmatian Dal*ma"tian, a. Of or pertaining to Dalmatia. [1913 Webster]

{Dalmatian dog} (Zo["o]l.), a carriage dog, shaped like a pointer, and having black or bluish spots on a white ground; the coach dog.


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