[ pin-sher ]
/ ˈpɪn ʃər /
one of a group of related dogs including the Doberman pinscher, miniature pinscher, and affenpinscher.
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Origin of pinscher
First recorded in 1925–30; by shortening
Words nearby pinscher
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