soft-coated wheaten terrier

[ sawft-koh-tid, soft- ]
/ ˈsɔftˌkoʊ tɪd, ˈsɒft- /

noun

one of an Irish breed of medium-sized sporting terriers having an abundant, soft, medium-length coat, any shade of wheat in color, with its head and face profusely covered with coat.

Nearby words

  1. soft wheat,
  2. soft-bill,
  3. soft-boil,
  4. soft-boiled,
  5. soft-centred,
  6. soft-core,
  7. soft-cover,
  8. soft-finned,
  9. soft-focus lens,
  10. soft-headed

Origin of soft-coated wheaten terrier

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for soft-coated wheaten terrier

soft-coated wheaten terrier

noun

a strongly-built medium-sized variety of terrier with a soft, wavy or curly, wheat-coloured coat
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