staghound

[stag-hound]
noun
a hound trained to hunt stags and other large animals.

Origin:
1700–10; stag + hound1

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staghound (ˈstæɡˌhaʊnd)
 
n
a breed of hound similar in appearance to the foxhound but larger. It is bred for stag hunting

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