Definition of Dogue de Bordeaux in English:

Dogue de Bordeaux


  • A breed of large, muscular dog, having a broad head and a reddish-brown coat, and developed for hunting or guarding; a dog of this breed.


Dogue de Bordeaux

/ˌdɒɡ də bɔːˈdəʊ/ /ˌdəʊɡ də bɔːˈdəʊ/


Late 19th century; earliest use found in Newcastle Weekly Courant. From French dogue de Bordeaux from dogue mastiff + de + Bordeaux, the name of a city in south-west France.