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Mixed-breed dog

A mixed-breed dog, also called a mutt (shortened from muttonhead), crossbreed, mongrel, tyke, cur, or random-bred dog, is a dog that is a mixture of two or more breeds, or a descendant of feral or pariah dog populations.

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