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Definition of "malamute" []

  • Any of a breed of powerful dog developed in Alaska as a sled dog and having a thick gray, black, or white coat. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "malamute" in a sentence
  • "The malamute is the Esquimau dog; and what for want of a better name is called the "Siwash" is the Indian dog."
  • "It should also be stated that the terms "malamute" and "husky" are very generally confused and often used interchangeably."
  • "My intense 85-pound malamute-lab mix was down to a frail, passive 60 pounds."