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Irish setter Syllabification: I·rish set·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈīriSH ˈsedər/

Definition of Irish setter in English:


A dog of a breed of setter with a long, silky dark red coat and a long feathered tail.
Example sentences
  • A certain mutation has been shown to cause a completely red or yellow coat color in certain breeds such as Irish setters, yellow Labrador retrievers, and golden retrievers.
  • In our initial study of Mc1r variation in dogs, we determined the complete coding sequence in black and yellow Labrador retrievers, Newfoundlands, golden retrievers, Irish setters, flat-coated retrievers, and Doberman pinschers.
  • Llewellyn was adventurous in his pursuit of the perfect field setter, breeding Gordon and Irish setters to Lavarack's stock.
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