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Saluki

[suh-loo-kee] /səˈlu ki/
noun
1.
(sometimes lowercase) one of a breed of black and tan, white, gold, or tricolor dogs resembling the greyhound and having fringes of long hair on the ears, legs, and thighs, raised originally in Egypt and southwestern Asia.
Also called gazelle hound.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < Arabic salūqī literally, of Salūq city in Arabia
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Saluki

/səˈluːkɪ/
noun
1.
a tall breed of hound with a smooth coat and long fringes on the ears and tail Also called gazehound, gazelle hound, Persian greyhound
Word Origin
C19: from Arabic salūqīy of Saluq, name of an ancient Arabian city
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