coonhound
noun Date: 1919 a sporting dog trained to hunt raccoons; especially black-and-tan coonhound

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  • coonhound — coon hound n. any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coonhound — A Black and Tan Coonhound A Coonhound is a type of scent hound and a member of the hound group. Coonhounds are an American style of hunting dog developed for the quarry and working conditions found in the United States. Coondogs are highly value …   Wikipedia

  • Coonhound — Bluetick Coonhound Als Coonhound bezeichnet man mehrere in den USA entwickelte Hunderassen, die hauptsächlich für die Waschbärjagd eingesetzt werden (von engl. Raccoon oder kurz Coon für Waschbär). Die Hunde haben die Aufgabe, Waschbären… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • coonhound — /koohn hownd /, n. 1. See coon dog. 2. a hound of any of several breeds developed esp. for hunting raccoons. Cf. black and tan coonhound, bluetick, Plott hound, redbone, Walker hound. [1915 20, Amer.; COON + HOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • coonhound — noun any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons • Hypernyms: ↑hound, ↑hound dog • Hyponyms: ↑coondog, ↑black and tan coonhound …   Useful english dictionary

  • coonhound — noun a) Any of several breeds of dog. b) A dog of that breed …   Wiktionary

  • coonhound — n. type of dog …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coonhound — noun a dog of a black and tan American breed, used to hunt raccoons …   English new terms dictionary

  • coonhound — coon•hound [[t]ˈkunˌhaʊnd[/t]] n. dch a hound of any of several breeds developed esp. for hunting raccoons • Etymology: 1915–20, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Coonhound Negro y Bronce — Un Black and Tan Coonhound El Black and Tan Coonhound (en español: Cazador de mapaches negro y bronce ) es una raza de perro utilizada especialmente para seguir el rastro a mapaches. Es un cruce entre Perro de San Huberto (Bloodhound) y el Black… …   Wikipedia Español

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