Definition of bouvier in English:

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bouvier

Pronunciation: /bo͞oˈvyā/

noun

A large, powerful dog of a rough-coated breed originating in Belgium.
Example sentences
  • Of the 148 breeds registered the bouvier is the 77th most popular dog in the United States.
  • Her mother, Bettine, was a housewife who bred bouvier dogs.
  • These are umbrella terms for the organisations which exist to rehome unwanted Bouviers des Flandres.

Origin

French 'cowherd'.

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Syllabification: bou·vier

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