views updated May 14 2018

re·triev·er / riˈtrēvər/ • n. 1. a dog of a breed used for retrieving game.2. a person or thing that retrieves something.


views updated Jun 27 2018

retriever Sporting dog originally used to kill or cripple downed game and return it to the hunter; today, it is also used to locate game and is a popular pet. The main breeds include the golden retriever and the Labrador retriever.

About this article

Labrador retriever

All Sources -
Updated Aug 24 2016 About content Print Topic