[ pahy-dawg, -dog ]
/ ˈpaɪˌdɔg, -ˌdɒg /
an ownerless half-wild dog of uncertain breeding, common in the villages and towns of India and other countries in east and south Asia.
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Origin of pye-dog
1860–65; pye said to be < Hindi pāhī outsider
Words nearby pye-dog
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British Dictionary definitions for pidog's
pie-dog or pi-dog
an ownerless half-wild Asian dog
Word Origin for pye-dog
C19: Anglo-Indian pye, paë, from Hindi pāhī outsider
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