elkhound

[ elk-hound ]
/ ˈɛlkˌhaʊnd /

noun

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Origin of elkhound

First recorded in 1885–90; elk + hound1
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British Dictionary definitions for elkhound

elkhound
/ (ˈɛlkˌhaʊnd) /

noun

a powerful breed of dog of the spitz type with a thick grey coat and tightly curled tailAlso called: Norwegian elkhound
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