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coonhound

[koon-hound] /ˈkunˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
2.
a hound of any of several breeds developed especially for hunting raccoons.
Origin of coonhound
1915-1920
An Americanism dating back to 1915-20; coon + hound1
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British Dictionary definitions for coonhound

coonhound

/ˈkuːnˌhaʊnd/
noun
1.
another name for raccoon dog (sense 2)
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