spitz

Definitions of spitz
  1. noun
    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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    Samoyed, Samoyede
    Siberian breed of white or cream-colored dog of the spitz family
    Pomeranian
    breed of very small compact long-haired dogs of the spitz type
    chow, chow chow
    breed of medium-sized dogs with a thick coat and fluffy curled tails and distinctive blue-black tongues; believed to have originated in northern China
    keeshond
    a spitz-like dog having a shaggy greyish coat and tightly curled tail originating in Holland
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    Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog
    a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
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