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otterhound

noun ot·ter·hound \-ˌhand\

Definition of OTTERHOUND

:  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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Origin of OTTERHOUND

from its use in hunting otters
First Known Use: 1590

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