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(bo̅o̅ vyā′ də flan′dərz; Fr. bo̅o̅ vyā dā flän′drə),USA pronunciation
- Dog and Cat Breedsone of a Belgian breed of dogs having eyebrows, a mustache and a beard, and a rough, wiry, tousled coat ranging in color from fawn to pepper-and-salt, gray, brindle, or black.
- French: literally, cowherd of Flanders, from their use with cattle