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pharaoh hound

[fair-oh, far-oh, fey-roh]
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  1. one of a breed of medium-sized gazehounds with a smooth coat, red to tan in color with white markings, and erect ears.

Origin of pharaoh hound

First recorded in 1965–70
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British Dictionary definitions for pharaoh hound

Pharaoh hound

  1. a medium-sized powerful swift-moving short-haired breed of hound having a glossy tan coat, sometimes with white markings
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