Definition of bouvier in English:

bouvier

Line breaks: bou|vier
Pronunciation: /ˈbuːvɪeɪ
 
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noun

  • A large, powerful dog of a rough-coated breed originating in Belgium.
    More 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, literally 'cowherd'.

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