tosa

/ (ˈtəʊsə) /

noun

a large dog, usually red in colour, which is a cross between a mastiff and a Great Dane: originally developed for dog-fighting; it is not recognized as a breed by kennel clubs outside Japan

Nearby words

  1. toruń,
  2. torvill and dean,
  3. tory,
  4. toryish,
  5. toryism,
  6. tosca,
  7. toscana,
  8. toscanini,
  9. toscanini, arturo,
  10. tosh

Word Origin for tosa

C20: from the name of a province of the island of Shikoku, Japan

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