Meaning of Eskimo dog

Es'kimo dog"

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. one of a breed of strong, medium-sized dogs having a dense, coarse coat, used in arctic regions for hunting and pulling sleds.
  2. any dog of the arctic regions of North America used for pulling sleds. Also called
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