or bull-mas·tiff, bull mas·tiff

[ boo l-mas-tif, -mah-stif ]
/ ˈbʊlˈmæs tɪf, -ˈmɑ stɪf /


one of an English breed of dogs having a short, fawn or brindled coat, produced by crossing the bulldog and the mastiff.


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Origin of bullmastiff

First recorded in 1870–75; bull(dog) + mastiff
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