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vizsla

[vizh-lo] /ˈvɪʒ lɒ/
noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
1.
one of a Hungarian breed of medium-sized, powerful hunting dogs having a short, smooth, rusty-gold coat, a square muzzle, and a docked tail.
Also called Hungarian pointer.
Origin of vizsla
1940-1945
1940-45; < Hungarian; akin to Serbo-Croatian vȉžao, Czech vyžle, vyžel, Polish wyżeł, Russian výzhlets; ultimately source and direction of transmission uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for vizsla

vizsla

/ˈvɪʒlə/
noun
1.
a breed of Hungarian hunting dog with a smooth rusty-gold coat
Word Origin
C20: named after Vizsla, Hungary
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