pharaoh hound

[fair-oh, far-oh, fey-roh]

noun

one of a breed of medium-sized gazehounds with a smooth coat, red to tan in color with white markings, and erect ears.

Nearby words

  1. phar.,
  2. phar.b.,
  3. phar.d.,
  4. pharaoh,
  5. pharaoh ant,
  6. pharaohs,
  7. pharaonic,
  8. pharisaic,
  9. pharisaism,
  10. pharisee

Origin of pharaoh hound

First recorded in 1965–70

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British Dictionary definitions for pharaoh hound

Pharaoh hound

noun

a medium-sized powerful swift-moving short-haired breed of hound having a glossy tan coat, sometimes with white markings
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