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Eskimo dog

[ es-kuh-moh dawg, dog ]
/ ˈɛs kəˌmoʊ ˌdɔg, ˌdɒg /
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noun

Also Canadian Eskimo dog . one of a breed of strong, medium-sized dogs having a dense, coarse coat, used in Arctic regions for hunting and pulling sleds.
any dog of the Arctic regions of North America used for pulling sleds.

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Origin of Eskimo dog

First recorded in 1865–75
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Eskimo dog

noun

a large powerful breed of sled dog with a long thick coat and curled tail
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