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Labrador 1

Line breaks: Lab¦ra|dor
Pronunciation: /ˈlabrədɔː/
A coastal region of eastern Canada, which forms the mainland part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Words that rhyme with Labrador

commodore • parador

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Labrador 2 Line breaks: Lab¦ra|dor
Pronunciation: /ˈlabrədɔː/
(also Labrador dog or retriever)

noun

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A retriever of a breed that most typically has a black or yellow coat, widely used as a gun dog or as a guide for a blind person.
Example sentences
  • The Labrador is bred primarily as a working gun dog; structure and soundness are of great importance.
  • The early Labrador dog did not originate in Labrador Canada, but descended from former dogs of Newfoundland, left there years before, by European fishermen and settlers.
  • The research team is looking for adult Labrador dogs less than two years old that are showing early signs of elbow osteoarthritis.

Origin

Early 20th century: named after the Labrador Peninsula, where the breed was developed. The name Labrador dog had been applied in the 19th century to a much larger breed, similar to the Newfoundland.

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