[groo-nuh n-dahl, groh-, grey-, gren-uh n-]
- former name of Belgian sheepdog.
Origin of Groenendael
First recorded in 1920–25; after the village in Belgium where it was bred
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Examples from the Web for groenendael
This book too may well have been written before the retreat to Groenendael.
Before long he was known far and wide as the “Good Cook of Groenendael.”A Mediaeval Mystic
The valley of Groenendael is far enough away from Brussels to be almost always deserted and silent.Rodin: The Man and his Art
It was more probably written during the early years at Groenendael.
His retreat at Groenendael, his ecstasies of composition, never kept him from those who wanted his help and advice.