Norwegian elkhound

Norwegian elkhound
noun Date: 1930 any of a Norwegian breed of hardy short-bodied medium-sized dogs with erect ears and a very heavy coat of gray hairs with black tips

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • Norwegian elkhound — n. any of a breed of medium sized dog with a short, compact body, a thick, gray coat, and a tail that curls over the back, orig. bred in Norway where it is used in hunting elk and other large game …   English World dictionary

  • Norwegian elkhound — noun breed of compact medium sized dog with a heavy grey coat developed in Norway for hunting elk • Syn: ↑elkhound • Hypernyms: ↑hound, ↑hound dog * * * noun 1. usually capitalized N&E : a Norwegian breed of medium sized compact short bodied dogs …   Useful english dictionary

  • Norwegian elkhound — one of a breed of dogs having a short, compact body, short, pointed ears, and a thick, gray coat, raised originally in Norway for hunting elk and other game. [1925 30] * * * ▪ breed of dog  breed of dog that originated thousands of years ago in… …   Universalium

  • Norwegian elkhound — /nɔwidʒən ˈɛlkhaʊnd/ (say nawweejuhn elkhownd) noun See elkhound …   Australian English dictionary

  • Norwegian elkhound — Norwe′gian elk′hound n. dch one of a Norwegian breed of dogs having a short body, a thick, gray coat, and a tail curled over the back …   From formal English to slang

  • Black Norwegian Elkhound — 1 year old Black Norwegian Elkhound …   Wikipedia

  • Norwegian Buhund — A wheaten Norwegian Buhund. Other names Norsk Buhund Norwegian Sheepdog Country of origin Norway Traits …   Wikipedia

  • Norwegian Lundehund — Other names Norsk Lundehund Norwegian Puffin Dog Nicknames Lundehund Country of origin …   Wikipedia

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

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