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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dog of a large breed developed in Germany, having a muscular body, a broad head, and a short black coat with tan markings on the face and legs.

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  • noun A muscular breed of dog of German origin with black fur and tanned markings.

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  • noun German breed of large vigorous short-haired cattle dogs

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[German, after Rottweil, a city of southern Germany.]

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From the German town Rottweil

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