from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A dog that takes easily to the water, especially one trained for hunting waterfowl.
- noun Informal A person who feels at home in or on the water.
- noun A larval tiger salamander.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- (Zoöl.) A dog accustomed to the water, or trained to retrieve waterfowl. Retrievers, waters spaniels, and Newfoundland dogs are so trained.
- (Zoöl.) The menobranchus.
- A small floating cloud, supposed to indicate rain.
- colloq. A sailor, esp. an old sailor; an old salt.
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- noun A
retrievertype of gun dogbred to flush and retrieve gamefrom water.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a dog accustomed to water and usually trained to retrieve waterfowl
- noun a person who enjoys being in or on the water
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