Samoyed

Definitions of Samoyed
  1. noun
    a Samoyedic-speaking person in northwestern Siberia
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    type of:
    Russian
    a native or inhabitant of Russia
  2. noun
    the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia
    synonyms: Samoyedic
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    Nenets, Nentsi, Nentsy, Yurak-Samoyed
    a Uralic language spoken by a Samoyed of northern Siberia
    Enets, Entsi, Entsy, Yenisei, Yenisei-Samoyed, Yeniseian
    the Uralic language spoken by the Yeniseian
    Nganasan
    the Uralic language spoken by the Nganasan
    Ostyak-Samoyed, Selkup
    the Uralic language spoken by the Ostyak-Samoyed
    type of:
    Uralic, Uralic language
    a family of Ural-Altaic languages
  3. noun
    Siberian breed of white or cream-colored dog of the spitz family
    synonyms: Samoyede
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    type of:
    spitz
    any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail
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