miniature pinscher
noun Date: 1929 any of a breed of toy dogs that suggest a small Doberman pinscher and are 10 to 12 1/2 inches (25 to 32 centimeters) in height at the withers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Miniature Pinscher — noun A small breed of pinscher bred in Germany to hunt small vermin, especially rats …   Wiktionary

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  • Pinscher — is a type of dog developed originally for fighting or guarding, although today they are most often kept as pets. EtymologyThe American Heritage Dictionary describes pinscher as being a German word, but from the English word pinch , referring to… …   Wikipedia

  • pinscher — [pin′chər, pin′shər] n. see DOBERMAN PINSCHER, MINIATURE PINSCHER …   English World dictionary

  • pinscher — noun any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped • Hypernyms: ↑watchdog, ↑guard dog • Hyponyms: ↑Doberman, ↑Doberman pinscher, ↑miniature pinscher, ↑affenpinscher, ↑monkey pinscher, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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