ibizan-hound

Ibizan hound

[ih-bee-zuhn, -zahn]
noun
one of a breed of medium-sized, tall, swift hunting hounds with a short, usually red and white coat, bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt but today found chiefly in the Balearic Islands and other areas of Spain.
Also called Ibizan Podenco [puh-deng-koh, poh-] .


Origin:
1945–50; Ibiz(a) + -an

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Ibizan hound (ɪˈbiːθən)
 
n
a tall slender short-haired breed of hound with large erect ears and a coat of white, chestnut, or tan, or of a combination of these colours

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