[koo v-ahs, koo-vahs]
- 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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