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span·iel

spaniel

 
pronunciation:
spaen yl
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part of speech: noun
definition: any of several breeds of dogs. Spaniels are small to medium in size with short legs, long ears, and long, silky hair.
 
derivation: spaniellike (adj.)
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Spaniel comes from an early French word that means "of Spain" or "Spanish."
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