hungarian-pointer

Hungarian pointer

noun
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vizsla

[vizh-lo]
noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
one of a Hungarian breed of medium-sized, powerful hunting dogs having a short, smooth, rusty-gold coat, a square muzzle, and a docked tail.
Also called Hungarian pointer.


Origin:
1940–45; < Hungarian; akin to Serbo-Croatian vȉžao, Czech vyžle, vyžel, Polish wyżeł, Russian výzhlets; ultimately source and direction of transmission uncertain

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vizsla (ˈvɪʒlə)
 
n
a breed of Hungarian hunting dog with a smooth rusty-gold coat
 
[C20: named after Vizsla, Hungary]

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