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[groo-nuh n-dahl, groh-, grey-, gren-uh n-]
  1. former name of Belgian sheepdog.
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Origin of Groenendael

First recorded in 1920–25; after the village in Belgium where it was bred
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of groenendael

  • This book too may well have been written before the retreat to Groenendael.


    Evelyn Underhill

  • Before long he was known far and wide as the “Good Cook of Groenendael.”

    A Mediaeval Mystic

    Vincent Scully

  • The valley of Groenendael is far enough away from Brussels to be almost always deserted and silent.

  • It was more probably written during the early years at Groenendael.


    Evelyn Underhill

  • His retreat at Groenendael, his ecstasies of composition, never kept him from those who wanted his help and advice.


    Evelyn Underhill