Definition of Mastiff. Meaning of Mastiff. Synonyms of Mastiff

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Definition of Mastiff

Mastiff
Mastiff Mas"tiff, n.; pl. Mastiffs. [Mastives is irregular and unusual.] [Prob. fr. Prov. E. masty, adj., large, n., a great dog, prob. fr. mast fruit, and hence, lit., fattened with mast. There is perh. confusion with OF. mestif mongrel; cf. also F. m[^a]tin mastiff, OF. mastin.] (Zo["o]l.) A breed of large dogs noted for strength and courage. There are various strains, differing in form and color, and characteristic of different countries. Mastiff bat (Zo["o]l.), any bat of the genus Molossus; so called because the face somewhat resembles that of a mastiff.

Meaning of Mastiff from wikipedia

- English Mastiff is a breed of extremely large dog. National kennel clubs, including the KC and the AKC, refer to the breed as simply the Mastiff. They perhaps...
- Mastiffs are a large, powerful type of dog. Mastiffs are some of the largest dogs in the world, they typically have short coats, long, low set tails and...
- The Tibetan Mastiff (Tibetan: འདོགས་ཁྱི; Wylie: Dogs khyi, Chinese: 藏獒; Pinyin: Zàng áo) is a large Tibetan dog breed belonging to the mastiff family. Originating...
- The Neapolitan Mastiff or Mastino (Italian: Mastino Napoletano) is a large dog breed from Italy. This m****ive breed is often used as a guard and defender...
- The Bully Kutta, also known as, Indian Mastiff or ****stani Mastiff is a type of large working dog that originated in the Indian subcontinent, dating back...
- gamekeepers to guard estates. The breed's bloodlines are drawn from the English Mastiff and the extinct Old English Bulldog. It was recognized as a purebred dog...
- The Pyrenean Mastiff (Spanish:Mastín del Pirineo, Aragonese:Mostín d'o Pireneu) is a large breed of dog originally from the Aragonese Pyrenees in Spain...
- (scenthounds), Graioides (sighthounds), and Molossoides (mountain dogs, Mastiff breeds, and even Pugs and Bulldogs). Although study of the canine genome...
- The Dogue de Bordeaux, Bordeaux mastiff, French mastiff or Bordeauxdog is a large French mastiff breed—and one of the oldest French dog breeds. A typical...
- Neapolitan Mastiff. In name and form the Cane Corso predates its cousin the Neapolitan Mastiff. It is well muscled and less bulky than most other Mastiff breeds...
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