Belgian Malinois
noun (plural Belgian Malinois) Date: 1968 any of a breed of working dogs closely related to the Belgian sheepdog and having relatively short straight fawn or reddish-brown hair with black tips and a dense undercoat — called also Malinois

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  • belgian malinois — noun Usage: usually capitalized B&M : malinois * * * /mal euhn wah / one of a Belgian breed of medium sized dogs having a short coat, tan to dark brown in color, a black mask, and erect ears, bred originally as a sheepherding dog. [1965 70; <… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belgian Malinois — /mal euhn wah / one of a Belgian breed of medium sized dogs having a short coat, tan to dark brown in color, a black mask, and erect ears, bred originally as a sheepherding dog. [1965 70; < F malinois pertaining to MALINES] * * * …   Universalium

  • Belgian Malinois — Bel′gian Ma•li•nois [[t]ˌmæl ənˈwɑ[/t]] n. dch one of a Belgian breed of sheepherding dogs with a short, thick, black tipped brown coat, a black mask, and erect ears • Etymology: 1965–70; < F malinois of Malines …   From formal English to slang

  • Belgian Malinois — noun One of four variants of the Belgian Sheepdog …   Wiktionary

  • Belgian Shepherd Dog (Malinois) — Infobox Dogbreed image caption = Belgian Malinois, one of four kinds of Belgian Shepherd Dogs. name = Belgian Shepherd Dog Malinois altname = Belgian Malinois Chien de Berger Belge Mechelaar Mechelse Herder ( Mechelse Scheper ) Pastor Belga… …   Wikipedia

  • Malinois (chien) — belger belge malinois Femelle berger be …   Wikipédia en Français

  • malinois — noun [ˈmælɪnˌwɑː/ Belgian Shepherd Dog; Belgian Malinois …   Wiktionary

  • Malinois — noun (plural Malinois) Etymology: French, one from Malines, from Malines (Mechelen), Belgium Date: 1929 Belgian Malinois …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Belgian sheepdog — one of a Belgian breed of medium sized dogs having a long, straight black coat and erect ears, raised originally for herding sheep. [1925 30] * * * ▪ breed of dog also called  Groenendael    working dog developed in the village of Groenendaal,… …   Universalium

  • Belgian Shepherd Dog — (also know as the Belgian Sheepdog or Chien de Berger Belge) can refer to any of four varieties of dog: the Groenendael, the Laekenois, the Tervuren, or the Malinois. In some regions, these are considered four different varieties of a single… …   Wikipedia

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