Meaning of Belgian Malinois

Bel'gian Ma•li•nois

Pronunciation: (mal"un-wä'), [key]
  1. one of a Belgian breed of medium-sized dogs having a short coat, tan to dark brown in color, a black mask, and erect ears, bred originally as a sheepherding dog.
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