Eskimo dog


noun

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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Also called husky.

Origin of Eskimo dog

First recorded in 1865–75
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British Dictionary definitions for eskimo dog

Eskimo dog

noun

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