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kuvasz

[koo v-ahs, koo-vahs] /ˈkʊv ɑs, ˈku vɑs/
noun, plural kuvaszok
[koo v-ah-sawk, koo-vah-] /ˈkʊv ɑˌsɔk, ˈku vɑ-/ (Show IPA)
1.
one of a Hungarian breed of large dogs having a short, slightly wavy, white coat, used for herding sheep and as watchdogs.
Origin of kuvasz
1930-1935
1930-35; < Hungarian < Turkish kavas guard < Arabic qawwās bowman
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