Definition of Bernese mountain dog in English:

Bernese mountain dog

Syllabification: Ber·nese moun·tain dog
Pronunciation: /ˈbərnēz, -nēs, bərˈnēz, -ˈnēs


A large muscular dog of a Swiss breed with a silky black coat, having white and russet markings.
More example sentences
  • In the canine world, a blaze is a stunning showing of white fur on the chest of a Bernese mountain dog.
  • Bernese mountain dogs are lovely to live with and fit in well with the family.
  • At the beginning of the twentieth century the numbers had dwindled considerably and it was only through particular care in breeding that the Bernese Mountain dog was maintained.

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