cairn terriercairn terrier
a small, shaggy Scottish terrier
Origin of cairn terriersaid to be so named from its burrowing in cairns
A small dog of a breed developed in Scotland, having a broad head and a rough shaggy coat.
Origin of cairn terrierSo called because it hunts among cairns
(plural cairn terriers)
- One of the oldest terrier breeds, originating in the Scottish Highlands.