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dachshund

noun dachs·hund \ˈdäks-ˌhnt, -ˌhnd; ˈdäk-sənt; especially British ˈdak-sənd\

: a small type of dog that has a long body, very short legs, and long ears

Full Definition of DACHSHUND

:  any of a breed of long-bodied, short-legged dogs of German origin that occur in short-haired, long-haired, and wirehaired varieties

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Origin of DACHSHUND

German, from Dachs badger + Hund dog
First Known Use: 1882

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole

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