Bouvier des Flandres
[ boo-vyey duh flan-derz; French boo-vyey dey flahn-druh ]
/ buˈvyeɪ də ˈflæn dərz; French bu vyeɪ deɪ ˈflɑ̃ drə /
noun, plural Bou·viers des Flan·dres [boo-vyeyz duh flan-derz; French boo-vyey dey flahn-druh] /buˈvyeɪz də ˈflæn dərz; French bu vyeɪ deɪ ˈflɑ̃ drə/.
one of a Belgian breed of dogs having eyebrows, a mustache and a beard, and a rough, wiry, tousled coat ranging in color from fawn to pepper-and-salt, gray, brindle, or black.
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Origin of Bouvier des Flandres
1930–35; < French: literally, cowherd of Flanders, from their use with cattle
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