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borzoi

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noun bor·zoi \ˈbȯr-ˌzȯi\

Definition of borzoi

  1. :  any of a breed of large dogs developed in Russia especially for pursuing wolves that have a long silky usually white coat with darker markings —called also Russian wolfhound



Origin of borzoi

Russian borzoĭ, from borzoĭ swift


First Known Use: 1887


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