Russian wolfhound
borzoi orzoi n. [Russian.] tall, slender fast-moving dog breed; called also {Russian wolfhound}.

Syn: Russian wolfhound. [WordNet 1.5] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Russian wolfhound — noun Date: 1872 borzoi …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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