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SPITZ

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spitz mean? 

SPITZ (noun)
  The noun SPITZ has 1 sense:

1. any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail

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


 Dictionary entry details 


SPITZ (noun)


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Meaning:

Any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail

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Nouns denoting animals

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

Canis familiaris; dog; domestic dog (a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds)

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

Samoyed; Samoyede (Siberian breed of white or cream dog of the spitz family)

Pomeranian (breed of very small compact long-haired dogs of the spitz type)

chow; chow chow (breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China)

keeshond (a spitz-like dog having a shaggy greyish coat and tightly curled tail originating in Holland)


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