Meaning of Australian kelpie

Austral'ian kel'pie

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. one of an Australian breed of medium-sized sheepherding dogs having a short, harsh, straight coat in a combination of colors that can include black, red, tan, fawn, chocolate, or smoke blue, probably developed by crossbreeding between the border collie and dingo.
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