Definition of Owczarek in US English:

Owczarek

noun

  • Any of several breeds of sheepdog originating in Poland; a dog of one of these breeds. Usually with distinguishing word indicating a particular breed.

Origin

1940s. From Polish owczarek deputy shepherd (obsolete), sheepdog from owcz-, stem of owczy sheep's (from owca sheep) + -aŕ, suffix denoting profession + -ek, diminutive suffix.

Pronunciation

Owczarek

/ɒvˈtʃɑːrɛk/