Ibizan hound
noun Etymology: Ibiza Island Date: 1960 any of a breed of slender medium-sized hunting dogs developed in the Balearic Islands with a short and smooth or a wirehaired coat

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  • Ibizan hound — [i bē′zən] n. any of a breed of tall, slender dog whose ancestry can be traced to ancient Egypt, characterized by a long, narrow head and a short or wirehaired coat, usually of red or red and white …   English World dictionary

  • Ibizan Hound — Infobox Dogbreed akcgroup = Hound akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/ibizan hound/index.cfm altname = Ibizan Podenco Ibizan Warren Hound Podenco Ibicenco Ca Eivissenc ankcgroup = Group 4 (Hounds) ankcstd = http://www.ankc.aust.com/ibizan.html… …   Wikipedia

  • Ibizan hound — noun breed of slender agile medium sized hound found chiefly in the Balearic Islands; said to have been bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt • Syn: ↑Ibizan Podenco • Hypernyms: ↑hound, ↑hound dog …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ibizan hound — /i bee zeuhn, zahn/ one of a breed of medium sized, tall, swift hunting hounds with a short, usually red and white coat, bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt but today found chiefly in the Balearic Islands and other areas of Spain.… …   Universalium

  • Ibizan hound — Ibi′zan hound′ n. dch one of a breed of tall, slender hounds with a long, narrow head, large erect ears, and usu. a red and white coat • Etymology: 1945–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • Ibizan Hound — noun /iˈbiθn̩ˌhæʊ̯nd,iˈbisn̩ˌhæʊ̯nd,iˈbizn̩ˌhæʊ̯nd/ A sighthound bred in Spain …   Wiktionary

  • hound dog — noun any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑hound • Derivationally related forms: ↑hound (for: ↑hound) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ibizan Podenco — noun breed of slender agile medium sized hound found chiefly in the Balearic Islands; said to have been bred originally by the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt • Syn: ↑Ibizan hound • Hypernyms: ↑hound, ↑hound dog …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hound — A hound is a type of dog that assists hunters by tracking or chasing the animal being hunted. It can be contrasted with the gun dog, which assists hunters by identifying the location of prey, and with the retriever, which recovers shot… …   Wikipedia

  • Pharaoh Hound — Infobox Dogbreed akcgroup = Hound akcstd = http://www.akc.org/breeds/pharaoh hound/index.cfm altname = Kelb Tal Fenek ankcgroup = Group 4 (Hounds) ankcstd = http://www.ankc.aust.com/pharoah.html ckcgroup = Group 2 Hounds ckcstd =… …   Wikipedia

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