[ kom-uhn-dawr ]

noun,plural Ko·mon·dors, Ko·mon·dor·ok [kom-uhn-dawr-uhk]. /ˈkɒm ənˌdɔr ək/.
  1. one of a Hungarian breed of large dogs having a long, matted, white coat, used for herding sheep and as a watchdog.

Origin of Komondor

From Hungarian, dating back to 1930–35, allegedly after a Turkic tribal name

Words Nearby Komondor

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British Dictionary definitions for komondor


/ (ˈkɒmənˌdɔː) /

  1. a large powerful dog of an ancient Hungarian breed, originally used for sheep herding. It has a very long white coat that hangs in woolly or matted locks

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