Definition of Labrador noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈlæbrədɔː(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈlæbrədɔːr//
Domesticated mammals
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a large dog that can be yellow, black or brown in colour, often used by blind people as a guide a golden/black/chocolate Labrador See related entries: Domesticated mammals Word Originearly 20th cent.: named after the Labrador Peninsula, in eastern Canada, where the breed was developed. The name Labrador dog had been applied in the 19th cent. to a much larger breed, similar to the Newfoundland.
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