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mongrel

noun [C] uk   /ˈmʌŋ.ɡrəl/ ( US informal also mutt) us  
a dog whose parents are of different breeds

mongrel

adjective uk   /ˈmʌŋ.ɡrəl/ disapproving us  
used to describe something of mixed origin: Some people call English a mongrel language because it is a mixture of old German and French.
Translations of “mongrel”
in Spanish mestizo…
in French bâtard…
in German der Mischling…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雜種狗…
in Russian дворняжка…
in Turkish melez/kırma köpek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 杂种狗…
in Polish kundel…
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