redbone

or red bone

[ red-bohn ]
/ ˈrɛdˌboʊn /

noun

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

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Origin of redbone

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