Where does the name of Rottweiler breed come from?

the city of Rottweil
dog's red tongue
dog's ability to dig for roots
dog's ability to hunt for rats
Rot­tweil­er is one of the oldest of herding breeds. It is likely that the Rot­tweil­er is a de­scen­dant of ancient Roman drover dogs, brought into modern day Germany by Roman legions. During the Middle Ages, the dogs were known as "Rot­tweil butch­er­s' dogs" (German: Rot­tweil­er Met­zger­hund) because they were used to herd live­stock and pull carts laden with butchered meat and other products to market.

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the city of Rottweil
dog's red tongue
dog's ability to dig for roots
dog's ability to hunt for rats
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flagthe United Arab Emirates
90%
0%
10%
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10
flagRepublic of Ireland
80%
6%
6%
6%
15
flagGermany
77%
10%
2%
8%
67
flagthe Netherlands
76%
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flagFrance
73%
13%
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8%
23
flagthe United States
69%
3%
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14%
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flagthe United Kingdom
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14%
12%
6%
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flagPoland
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13%
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flagUnknown
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8%
23%
56
flagIndia
45%
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18%
10%
37
flagNorway
45%
18%
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11
flagItaly
40%
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flagUkraine
40%
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Gender

men54%
women56%
the city of Rottweil
57%
56%
dog's red tongue
17%
18%
dog's ability to dig for roots
10%
8%
dog's ability to hunt for rats
14%
16%

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