noun Date: 1889 Norwegian elkhound

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  • elkhound — [elk′hound΄] n. NORWEGIAN ELKHOUND …   English World dictionary

  • elkhound — elk hound ([e^]lk hound), n. a breed of compact medium sized dog with a heavy gray coat developed in Norway for hunting elk. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • elkhound — /elk hownd /, n. See Norwegian elkhound. [1885 90; ELK + HOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • elkhound — noun A breed of dog from Norway for hunting elk. Syn: Norwegian elkhound …   Wiktionary

  • elkhound — elk•hound [[t]ˈɛlkˌhaʊnd[/t]] n. dch Norwegian elkhound • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • elkhound — /ˈɛlkhaʊnd/ (say elkhownd) noun one of a large, strong breed of dogs with a thick grey coat, originally a Norwegian hunting dog. Also, Norwegian elkhound …   Australian English dictionary

  • elkhound — noun breed of compact medium sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elk • Syn: ↑Norwegian elkhound • Hypernyms: ↑hound, ↑hound dog …   Useful english dictionary

  • elkhound — n. breed of dog …   English contemporary dictionary

  • elkhound — noun a large hunting dog of a Scandinavian breed with a shaggy grey coat …   English new terms dictionary

  • Norwegian Elkhound — A Norwegian Elkhound, showing the standard tightly curled tail – photographed on 29 August 2003. Other names Norsk Elghund Grå Norsk Elghund Gray Norwegian Elkhound Small Grey Elk Dog Norwegian Moose Dog Harmaa norjanhirvikoira Country of origin… …   Wikipedia

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