Belgian Tervuren
noun Etymology: Tervuren, commune in Brabant, Belgium Date: 1964 any of a breed of working dogs closely related to the Belgian sheepdog and having abundant long straight fawn or reddish-brown hair with black tips and a dense undercoat

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  • belgian tervuren — (ˌ)tərˈvyu̇rə̇n, ter noun Usage: usually capitalized B&T Etymology: from Tervuren, commune in Brabant, Belgium : any of a breed of working dogs closely related to the Belgian sheepdog but having abundant long straight fawn colored hair with black …   Useful english dictionary

  • Belgian Tervuren — /ter vyoor euhn, teuhr / one of a Belgian breed of medium sized dogs having a long, straight coat, fawn to mahogany in color, differing from the Belgian sheepdog only in color. [1960 65; Tervu(e)ren, a town E of Brussels] * * * …   Universalium

  • Belgian Tervuren — Bel′gian Ter•vu′ren [[t]tɛrˈvyʊər ən, tər [/t]] n. dch one of a Belgian breed of dogs with a long, straight brown coat, closely related to the Belgian sheepdog • Etymology: 1960–65; after Tervu(e)ren, a town E of Brussels …   From formal English to slang

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

  • 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

  • Belgian Shepherd Tervuren — Infobox Dogbreed image caption = A Tervuren name = Belgian Shepherd Tervuren altname = Belgian Tervuren Chien de Berger Belge country = Belgium fcistd = http://www.dogdomain.com/FCI/fcistandards/fci 015.htm fcinum = 015 fcigroup = 1 fcisection =… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Tervuren —    Tervuren (32.92 sq. km, 19,526 pop. [1991]) is a residential suburb of Brussels in Flemish Brabant. Long a pilgrimage destination as the site of Saint Huburtus s death (727), Tervuren was chosen for a hunting pavilion by the dukes of Brabant… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • Belgian Ring — The Belgian Ring/Ring sport is a Protection or Police dogsport, organized by the NVBK (Nationaal Verbond van Belgische Kynologen), KKUSH (Koninklijke Kynologische Unie Sint Hubertus) as well as the KCB (Kennel Club Belge). It s the oldest and one …   Wikipedia

  • 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

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