Definition of Golden retriever

1. Noun. An English breed having a long silky golden coat.

Generic synonyms: Retriever

Definition of Golden retriever

1. Noun. A breed of dog, originating in Britain. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Golden Retriever

golden palace monkeys
golden parachute
golden parachutes
golden pea
golden pheasant
golden pheasants
golden pholiota
golden plover
golden plovers
golden polypody
golden pothos
golden potto
golden ragwort
golden rain
golden ratio
golden retriever (current term)
golden rice
golden rule
golden rules
golden saxifrage
golden seal
golden section
golden shiner
golden shower tree
golden showers
golden sombrero
golden spleen
golden staph
golden star

Literary usage of Golden retriever

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"But in the lab, it's an ISCO golden retriever fraction collector. ... The Golden Retriever is versatile too. It will hold any size tubes from 10 to 18 mm ..."

2. College Life in Paradise by Celestia Buckingham-Smith (2006)
"I want a golden retriever." Marcy was changing the subject but it was her prerogative, ... I want a blond golden retriever and a traditional one. ..."

3. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Hypertrophy of astroglial processes in the dentate gyrus of the senescent rat. Am. J. Anat. l53:537-544. Gelatt, KN l972. Cataracts in the golden retriever ..."

4. Nonfiction Matters: Reading, Writing, and Research in Grades 3-8 by Stephanie Harvey (1998)
"... 4 Eric—husband—a consultant who travels regularly Bandit—husky Cassidy—golden retriever Live in suburbs of Denver Interests Camping Boating The outdoors ..."

5. The Catskills Alive! by Francine Silverman (2003)
"The owners live in a converted carriage house with their lovable golden retriever, New Paltz, named for the place he was found. Children over 12 are welcome ..."

6. Ten-Minute Activities, Grades 1-3by Martha Cheney, Marilyn Evans, Susan Kunze by Martha Cheney, Marilyn Evans, Susan Kunze (2001)
"For example: I'm going on a picnic and I'm taking a poodle, a Dalmatian, a husky, and a golden retriever. 5. If the student is correct, say, "Yes, ..."

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