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vizsla

[ vizh-lo ]
/ ˈvɪʒ lɒ /
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noun (sometimes initial capital letter)
one of a Hungarian breed of medium-sized, powerful hunting dogs having a short, smooth, rusty-gold coat, a square muzzle, and a docked tail.
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Also called Hungarian pointer.

Origin of vizsla

1940–45; <Hungarian; akin to Serbo-Croatian vȉžao,Czech vyžle, vyžel,Polish wyżeł,Russian výzhlets; ultimately source and direction of transmission uncertain

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British Dictionary definitions for vizsla

vizsla
/ (ˈvɪʒlə) /

noun
a breed of Hungarian hunting dog with a smooth rusty-gold coat

Word Origin for vizsla

C20: named after Vizsla, Hungary
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