Definition of bouvier in English:

bouvier

noun

  • A large, powerful dog of a rough-coated breed originating in Belgium.

    • ‘Her mother, Bettine, was a housewife who bred bouvier dogs.’
    • ‘For more information about Bouviers, or to send comments about my web page, please drop me some email’
    • ‘This article, written many years ago, has become a notorious classic in Bouvier circles.’
    • ‘These are umbrella terms for the organisations which exist to rehome unwanted Bouviers des Flandres.’
    • ‘Of the 148 breeds registered the bouvier is the 77th most popular dog in the United States.’

Origin

French, literally cowherd.

Pronunciation:

bouvier

/ˈbuːvɪeɪ/