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Jack Russell

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noun

a small short-legged terrier having a white coat with tan, black, or lemon markings: there are rough- and smooth-haired varietiesAlso called: Jack Russell terrier

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Word Origin for Jack Russell

named after John Russell (1795–1883), English clergyman who developed the breed
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