Belgian Malinois

[mal-uh n-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.

Origin of Belgian Malinois

1965–70; < French malinois pertaining to Malines Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019