Definition of Dogo Argentino in English:

Dogo Argentino

Pronunciation /ˈdəʊɡəʊ ˌɑːdʒ(ə)nˈtiːnəʊ/


  • A heavily built breed of dog of the mastiff type, typically white in colour, originally bred in Argentina for hunting big game but now often associated with dogfighting; a dog of this breed.


1980s; earliest use found in The New York Times. From Spanish dogo Argentino from dogo mastiff + Argentino (adjective) from Argentina.