Afghan hound

noun

Definition of Afghan hound

: any of a breed of tall slim swift hunting dogs originating in Afghanistan with a coat of silky thick hair and a long silky topknot

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Afghan hound

First Known Use of Afghan hound

1883, in the meaning defined above

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“Afghan hound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Afghan%20hound. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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