noun Etymology: from its use in hunting otters Date: 1590 any of a breed of large hounds that originated in Great Britain and have a rough outer and inner coat, webbed feet, and a keen sense of smell

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  • otterhound — [ät′ər hound΄] n. any of a breed of large, rough coated hound with a keen sense of smell, formerly much used in hunting otters: also otter hound …   English World dictionary

  • Otterhound — Chien à loutre Chien à loutre Otterhound …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Otterhound — Otterhund FCI Standard Nr. 294 Patronat Großbritannien Klassifikation FCI Gruppe 6 Laufhunde, Schweisshunde und verwandte Rassen. Sektion 1.1 Große Laufhunde …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • otterhound — /ot euhr hownd /, n. one of an English breed of water dogs having a thick, shaggy, oily coat, trained to hunt otter. [1600 10; OTTER + HOUND1] * * * ▪ breed of dog        dog breed first described in the 14th century. Developed in England to hunt …   Universalium

  • otterhound — n. strong English hound with long ears that hang loosely and a thick rough shaggy fur with oily undercoat (used for hunting otters) …   English contemporary dictionary

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