redbone

or red bone

[ red-bohn ]
/ ˈrɛdˌboʊn /
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noun

an American hound having a red coat, used in hunting raccoons, bears, cougars, and wildcats.

Nearby words

  1. redback,
  2. redbait,
  3. redbank whiteoak,
  4. redbelly dace,
  5. redbird,
  6. redbreast,
  7. redbrick,
  8. redbrick university,
  9. redbridge,
  10. redbud

Origin of redbone

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; red1 + bone

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