kuvasz

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

Origin of kuvasz

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