Molossian

Molossian dog or Molossian hound

/ (məˈlɒsɪən) /

noun

a breed of dog native to Epirus in NW Greece, used in classical antiquity as a hunting dog and guard dog

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Word Origin for Molossian

from Molossia, a district of Epirus
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