one of an English breed of retrievers having a thick, flat or wavy, golden coat.
Origin of golden retriever
First recorded in 1915–20
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a compact large breed of dog having a silky coat of flat or wavy hair of a gold or dark-cream colour, well-feathered on the legs and tail
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