Saint BernardSaint Ber·nard
any of a breed of very large, reddish-brown and white dog, orig. bred and trained to rescue travelers lost in the snow
Origin of Saint Bernardafter the traveler's hospice at the Great St. Bernard Pass in the Swiss Alps, named after Saint Bernard of Menthon
A dog of a large, strong breed having a dense reddish-brown and white coat, developed in the Middle Ages by monks of the hospice of Saint Bernard in the Swiss Alps as a watchdog and as a rescue dog for travelers lost in the snow.