Weimaraner dog breed, 1943, from WEIMAR (Cf. Weimar), german city, + German suffix -aner indicating "of this place." Originally bred as a hunting dog in the Weimar region.

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  • weimaraner — Raza canina desarrollada a comienzos del s. XIX por nobles alemanes de la corte de Weimar. Primero utilizada para la caza mayor, la raza se usó posteriormente como un perro de muestra y perro cobrador. El weimaraner es gracioso; tiene orejas… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Weimaraner — /vuy meuh rah neuhr, wuy , wuy meuh ray /, n. one of a German breed of hunting dogs having a smooth silver gray to dark gray coat, a cropped tail, and blue gray or amber eyes. [1940 45; < G, after WEIMAR; see AN, ER1] * * * Dog breed developed in …   Universalium

  • Weimaraner — noun Etymology: German, from Weimar, Germany Date: 1943 any of a breed of large light gray usually short haired pointers of German origin …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Weimaraner —  (Cap.) Breed of dog …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Weimaraner — [ vʌɪməˌrα:nə, wʌɪ ] noun a dog of a thin coated, typically grey breed of pointer used as a gun dog. Origin 1940s: from Ger., from Weimar in Germany, where the breed was developed …   English new terms dictionary

  • weimaraner — wei·mar·an·er …   English syllables

  • Weimaraner — Wei•mar•an•er [[t]ˈvaɪ məˌrɑ nər, ˈwaɪ , ˈwaɪ məˌreɪ [/t]] n. dch one of a German breed of large hunting dogs with a smooth gray coat and blue gray or amber eyes • Etymology: 1940–45; < G, after Weimar; see an I, er I …   From formal English to slang

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