Definition of Spinone in English:

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Spinone

Pronunciation: /spɪˈnəʊni/

noun (plural Spinoni)

A wire-haired gun dog of an Italian breed, typically white with brown markings, drooping ears, and a docked tail.
Example sentences
  • We pass a Spinone Italiano; it looks like Tom Petty.
  • Like most breeds, with large pendulous ears, the Spinone is also susceptible to ear infections.
  • Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of available Spinoni, there may be more out there.

Origin

1940s: Italian.

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