Alaskan malamute

Alas′kan mal′amute
dch one of an Alaskan breed of large dogs with a dense, coarse gray or black and white coat, erect ears, and a bushy tail carried over the back, raised orig. for pulling sleds
Etymology: 1935–40

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • Alaskan Malamute — Nicknames Mal or Mally Country of origin United States (Alaska) Traits Coat Thick, a double coat, with plush undercoat Color …   Wikipedia

  • Alaskan Malamute — Nombres alternativos Malamute de Alaska Apodos habituales Alaskan Malamute …   Wikipedia Español

  • Alaskan Malamute — FCI Standard Nr. 243 Gruppe 5: Spitze und Hunde vom Urtyp …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alaskan malamute — Alaskan Malamute …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alaskan Malamute — Alaskan Malamute …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alaskan malamute — ☆ Alaskan malamute n. any of a breed of large, strong dog with a thick coat of gray or black and white and a bushy tail: it was developed as a sled dog by the Alaskan Eskimo …   English World dictionary

  • alaskan malamute — ● alaskan malamute nom masculin Chien de traîneau esquimau …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Alaskan malamute — one of an Alaskan breed of large dogs having a dense, coarse coat, raised originally by Alaskan Eskimos for drawing sleds. [1935 40] * * * Sled dog developed by the Malemiut, an Eskimo group. It is a strongly built dog with a broad head, erect… …   Universalium

  • alaskan malamute — Perro utilizado para tirar trineos, desarrollado por los esquimales malemiut. Tiene una estructura robusta con cabeza ancha, orejas erectas y cola en forma de pluma sobre la espalda. Su grueso pelaje suele ser gris y blanco o negro y blanco;… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Alaskan malamute — /əlæskən ˈmæləmut/ (say uhlaskuhn maluhmooht) noun → malamute …   Australian English dictionary

  • Alaskan malamute — noun breed of sled dog developed in Alaska • Syn: ↑malamute, ↑malemute • Hypernyms: ↑sled dog, ↑sledge dog …   Useful english dictionary

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