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beagle

noun [C] uk   /ˈbiː.ɡl̩/ us  
a dog with short hair, a black, brown, and white coat, short legs, and long ears: Snoopy is the world's most famous beagle.
Translations of “beagle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 華格爾犬, 長耳短毛小獵犬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 毕格尔犬, 长耳短毛小猎犬…
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