poodle

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From German Pudel, a shortened form of Pudelhund, a compound of Hund (dog) and the German Low German term Pudel, Pūdel (puddle), from the onomatopoeic term pudeln (to splash about).[1][2]

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poodle (plural poodles)

  1. A breed of dog originating in Europe as hunting dogs, and having heavy, curly coat in a solid color; their shoulder height indicates their classification as standard, medium, miniature, or toy.

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Noun[edit]

poodle m f (plural poodles)

  1. poodle (breed of dog with a heavy, curly fur)