Labrador retriever
noun Etymology: Labrador, Newfoundland Date: 1910 any of a breed of medium-sized strongly built retrievers largely developed in England from stock originating in Newfoundland and having a short dense black, yellow, or chocolate coat and a thick rounded tail — called also Lab, Labrador

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