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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a Samoyedic-speaking person in northwestern Siberia
2: the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed in northwestern Siberia [syn: Samoyedic, Samoyed]
3: Siberian breed of white or cream-colored dog of the spitz family [syn: Samoyed, Samoyede]

Merriam Webster's

also Samoyede noun Etymology: Russian samoed, from Old Russian samoyadi, of Sami origin; akin to North Sami sápmi (genitive sámi) Sami homeland & eatnam-, eana land Date: 1589 1. a member of any of a group of peoples inhabiting the far north of European Russia and parts of northwestern Siberia 2. the family of Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed people 3. any of a Siberian breed of medium-sized white or cream-colored sled dogs • Samoyed adjectiveSamoyedic adjective

Britannica Concise

Breed of sturdily built, huskylike dog developed in Siberia, where Siberian peoples kept it as a sled dog, companion, and herd dog for their reindeer. It has erect ears, dark almond-shaped eyes, and a characteristic "smile." Its long, heavy coat is white, cream-colored, grayish yellow (biscuit), or white-and-biscuit. It stands 19-24 in. (48-60 cm) and weighs 50-65 lbs (23-30 kg). Gentle, loyal, and intelligent, it makes a capable guard and a good companion.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a member of a people of northern Siberia. 2 the language of this people. 3 (also samoyed) a a dog of a white Arctic breed. b this breed. Etymology: Russ. samoed



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