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puli

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Pronunciation: /ˈpuːli
 
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Definition of puli in English:

noun (plural pulik /ˈpuːlɪk/)

A sheepdog of a black, grey, or white breed with a long thick coat.
Example sentences
  • The Puli is a compact, square appearing, well balanced dog of medium size.
  • And the Puli will often show great sensitivity to the human's moods and feelings, actively communicating empathy.
  • If you want a highly intelligent, very active dog, then the Pulik could be the breed for you.

Origin

1930s: from Hungarian.

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