AskDefine | Define Samoyed

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1 a Samoyedic-speaking person in northwestern Siberia
2 the Uralic languages spoken by the Samoyed people in northwestern Siberia [syn: Samoyedic]
3 Siberian breed of white or cream dog of the spitz family [syn: Samoyede]

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Proper noun

  1. a member of the Nenets people of the Siberian Urals; they speak Samoyedic languages
  2. a hardy breed of dog from Siberia

Extensive Definition

Samoyed may refer to:
Samoyed in German: Samojede
Samoyed in Slovak: Samojedi
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