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see Siberian huskySiberian husky,
breed of medium-sized, muscular working dog whose origins date back thousands of years in Siberia. It stands from 20 to 23 1-2 in. (50.8–59.7 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs from 35 to 60 lb (15.9–27.2 kg).
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husky

a breed of Arctic sled dog with a thick dense coat, pricked ears, and a curled tail
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