A German shorthaired pointer.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
any of a breed of large, lean hunting dog similar to, and probably descended from the same stock as, the pointer, with a short, thick coat, liver or liver-and-white in color
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Any of a breed of medium to large sporting and hunting dog, developed in Germany and having a short smooth coat with white and reddish to tan markings.