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redbone

or red bone

[red-bohn] /ˈrɛdˌboʊn/
noun
1.
an American hound having a red coat, used in hunting raccoons, bears, cougars, and wildcats.
Origin of redbone
1915-1920
An Americanism dating back to 1915-20; red1 + bone
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