tosa

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tosa (ˈtəʊsə)
 
n
a large dog, usually red in colour, which is a cross between a mastiff and a Great Dane: originally developed for dog-fighting; it is not recognized as a breed by kennel clubs outside Japan
 
[C20: from the name of a province of the island of Shikoku, Japan]

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