Molossian dog or Molossian hound
Word Origin for Molossian
Examples from the Web for molossian
Far off through the trees he can hear the wail of the wounded Molossian.The Death Shot|Mayne Reid
The great Molossian hound that stood watch was barking and snapping.A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
A little above it is Pandosia, which is strongly fortified, before which Alexander the Molossian king was overthrown.
Aristophanes speaks of Molossian dogs that were kept to frighten off adulterers.The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State|Frederick Engels
And behold, these hounds proved to be the children of that Molossian who, through the poet's interference, had died unavenged!Euripedes and His Age|Gilbert Murray