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flat-coated retriever

[ flat-koh-tid ]
/ ˈflætˌkoʊ tɪd /
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noun
one of an English breed of large sporting dogs having a flat, dense, shiny black or liver-colored coat, small ears, and long jaws, used for retrieving game from both water and land.
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Origin of flat-coated retriever

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for flat-coated retriever

flat-coated retriever

noun
a medium-sized variety of retriever having a dense flat black or liver-coloured coat with feathered legs and tail
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