or red bone

[ red-bohn ]
/ ˈrɛdˌboʊn /


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

Origin of redbone

An Americanism dating back to 1915–20; red1 + bone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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