HyperDic: shepherd_dog

English > 1 sense of the expression shepherd dog:
NOUNanimalshepherd dog, sheepdog, sheep dogany of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep
English > shepherd dog: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of various usually long-haired breeds of dog reared to herd and guard sheep.
Synonymssheepdog, sheep dog
NarrowerBelgian sheepdog, Belgian shepherdhardy working dog developed in Belgium for herding sheep
Border collieDeveloped in the area between Scotland and England usually having a black coat with white on the head and tip of tail used for herding both sheep and cattle
Bouvier des Flandres, Bouviers des Flandresrough-coated breed used originally / originally in Belgium for herding and guarding cattle
German shepherd, German shepherd dog, German police dog, alsatianBreed of large shepherd dogs used in police work and as a guide for the blind
Old English sheepdog, bobtaillarge sheepdog with a profuse shaggy bluish-grey-and-white coat and short tail
RottweilerGerman breed of large vigorous short-haired cattle dogs
Shetland sheepdog, Shetland sheep dog, ShetlandA small sheepdog resembling a collie that was developed in the Shetland Islands
briardold French breed of large strong usually black dogs having a long tail and long wavy and slightly stiff coat
collieA silky-coated sheepdog with a long ruff and long narrow head developed in Scotland
kelpieAn Australian sheepdog with pointed ears
komondorHungarian breed of large powerful shaggy-coated white dog
Broaderworking dogAny of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs
Spanishcarea, ovejero, perro pastor
Catalangos d'atura, gos de ramat

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