vizsla

[ vizh-lo ]
/ ˈvɪʒ lɒ /

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.

Nearby words

  1. vizcaíno,
  2. vizcaíno, sebastián,
  3. vizier,
  4. vizierate,
  5. vizor,
  6. viëtor,
  7. viña del mar,
  8. vj,
  9. vj day,
  10. vl

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

Also called Hungarian pointer.

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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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