[ fair-oh, far-oh, fey-roh ]
/ ˈfɛər oʊ, ˈfær oʊ, ˈfeɪ roʊ /
one of a breed of medium-sized gazehounds with a smooth coat, red to tan in color with white markings, and erect ears.
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British Dictionary definitions for pharaoh hound
a medium-sized powerful swift-moving short-haired breed of hound having a glossy tan coat, sometimes with white markings
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