Ibizan hound

[ ih-bee-zuhn, -zahn ]

  1. one of a breed of medium-sized, tall, swift hunting hounds with a short, usually red and white coat, bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt but today found chiefly in the Balearic Islands and other areas of Spain.

Origin of Ibizan hound

First recorded in 1945–50; Ibiz(a) + -an
  • Also called Ibi·zan Po·den·co [puh-deng-koh, poh-]. /pəˈdɛŋ koʊ, poʊ-/.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ibizan hound

Ibizan hound

/ (ɪˈbiːθən) /

  1. a tall slender short-haired breed of hound with large erect ears and a coat of white, chestnut, or tan, or of a combination of these colours

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