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kuvasz

[ koov-ahs, koo-vahs ]
/ ˈkʊv ɑs, ˈku vɑs /
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noun, plural ku·va·szok [koov-ah-sawk, koo-vah-]. /ˈkʊv ɑˌsɔk, ˈku vɑ-/.
one of a Hungarian breed of large dogs having a short, slightly wavy, white coat, used for herding sheep and as watchdogs.
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Origin of kuvasz

1930–35; <Hungarian <Turkish kavas guard <Arabic qawwās bowman

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