Rottweiler meaning

rŏtwīlər, rôt-
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Any of a breed of large, strong dog with a short tail and short, black hair with tan markings.
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A dog of a large breed developed in Germany, having a muscular body, a broad head, and a short black coat with tan markings on the face and legs.
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Alternative capitalization of Rottweiler.
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Origin of rottweiler

  • after Rottweil, town in S Germany where orig. used for herding

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • German after Rottweil , a city of southern Germany

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition