In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(dog)perro mestizo masculinechucho masculine informalchucha feminine informalgozque masculine Colombiaquiltro masculine Chile informalquiltra feminine Chile informal
- So they opened up the event to mutts and mongrels too, with categories like Most Appealing Eyes.
- ‘Don't worry, the mongrel won't bite,’ he assured.
- The dogs - a mongrel, a Labrador, a papillon and three cocker spaniels - identified their chosen sample by lying down next to it.
- There was a short silence between them, only interrupted when the mongrel dog jumped onto the foot of the bed. ‘Get down, Pia,’ ordered Sam.
- Many mongrel dogs could be seen walking freely on the streets.
- Those who came to this show laughed at the antics of the mongrels, and noticed that canines could suffer from stage fear.
- He lies in the nest for tonight, taken from a stray mutt and her mongrel puppies.
- Most dogs would have been mongrels of one sort or another, however the various traits of certain types of dog were already highly valued.
- One of the more unusual recruits to the unit was Tramp, a mongrel dog found starving and very ill in a puddle under the yacht.
- The council had served him an environmental protection notice, ordering him to silence his dog, a mongrel called Charlie which he has had for seven years.
- The only animal life that he encountered on the island were a small mongrel dog and a female pig that was a bit thin from lack of food.
- He tossed his apple core to a grey mongrel dog that had been trailing him though he doubted very much that it would be appreciated.
- Pedigree dogs and mongrels performed the same overall, but pedigree cats scored marginally higher than mixed breed cats on all the tests.
- This was a mongrel breed incorporating strains of Labrador, Greyhound, anything that could advance the genes of endurance and pulling power.
- Over the past year she has noticed unusual stereotyped behaviour displayed by Candy, her 9 year old mongrel bitch, which occurs only before hypoglycaemic episodes.
- The mongrel hounds rushed up a slope, into a stand of scrub.
- With them was Bacchus, a mongrel dog who won the hearts of the crew and was rewarded in 1943 with a National Canine Defence League valiant dog medal.
- My two dogs, both mongrels, died at 13 and 15 years old.
- One of the most popular animals is a ten-year-old mongrel dog, whose owners had to move away.
- Lily the mongrel puppy was one of the first pooches to go online to promote a stray dogs website in North Yorkshire.
- Because they have lived alongside each other for so long, true Scottish wildcats and crossbred mongrels are difficult to tell apart.
- If mongrel species represent genetic novelty and are stabilizing components of their ecosystems, are they not worth saving?
- He has done workshops with farmers in Cambodia and his findings support the general belief that many farmed animals are genetic mongrels.
- They are mating with the local rare species of white-headed duck producing a mongrel that could force the indigenous breed into extinction.
- There is was with a chicken leg in its mouth, grinning in such a way only an emaciated mongrel kitten-cat can grin.
- The reason, they say, is the creation of a new race of mongrel salmon - the product of escaped farmed salmon breeding with wild fish.
- Japanese mongrel pigmented male rabbits weighing 2.5 to 3.5 kg were used.
- My formerly-feral cat, Buddy, an all-black mongrel found on the streets when he was about eight months old, is now nearly three years old.
1(dog) mestizo(dog) gozque Colombia
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