Definition of Dogue de Bordeaux in US English:

Dogue de Bordeaux

noun

  • 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.

Origin

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.