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pye-dog

[pahy-dawg, -dog] /ˈpaɪˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg/
noun
1.
an ownerless half-wild dog of uncertain breeding, common in the villages and towns of India and other countries in east and south Asia.
Also, pi-dog.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; pye said to be < Hindi pāhī outsider
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pye-dog

noun
1.
an ownerless half-wild Asian dog
Word Origin
C19: Anglo-Indian pye, paë, from Hindi pāhī outsider
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