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PINSCHER

 Dictionary entry overview: What does pinscher mean? 

PINSCHER (noun)
  The noun PINSCHER has 1 sense:

1. any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped

  Familiarity information: PINSCHER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PINSCHER (noun)


Sense 1pinscher [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Any of three breeds of dogs whose ears and tail are usually cropped

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("pinscher" is a kind of...):

guard dog; watchdog (a dog trained to guard property)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "pinscher"):

Doberman; Doberman pinscher (medium large breed of dog of German origin with a glossy black and tan coat; used as a watchdog)

miniature pinscher (small German version of a Doberman pinscher)

affenpinscher; monkey dog; monkey pinscher (European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle)


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