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Meaning of Australian cattle dog

Austral'ian cat'tle dog"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. one of an Australian breed of medium-sized herding dogs with a blue, blue-mottled, or red-speckled coat, developed by cross breeding the Australian kelpie, dingo, and collie.
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