Ibizan hound


Ibi·​zan hound i-ˈbē-zən- How to pronounce Ibizan hound (audio)
: any of a breed of slender medium-sized hunting dogs developed in the Balearic Islands with a short and smooth or a wirehaired coat

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Examples of Ibizan hound in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There was the bloodhound that bowed deeply before a judge, the shiba inu shown by a 10-year-old handler, and the Ibizan hound that breeder, owner and handler Alexandria Mitchell led to a strong showing. Jennifer Peltz, ajc, 9 May 2023 The Wyndham Lewis head and the Ibizan hound body. Mark Peikert, Town & Country, 10 Mar. 2022 The following day, the artist, dressed in a camouflage hunting jacket and cap, led his visitor through a capacious new studio in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, his large Ibizan hound vying for attention. New York Times, 13 Jan. 2022

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Word History


Ibiza Island

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ibizan hound was in 1960

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“Ibizan hound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ibizan%20hound. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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