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Spitz

(spits),
Sophie, 20th-century U.S. pathologist. See: Spitz nevus.

spitz

a general description of so-called 'Northern' or Nordic dog breeds with conformational characteristics resembling wolves. They have bushy tails carried upright or over the back, thick short stand-off coat with a ruff around the neck, a wedge-shaped head and small pricked ears.