Ibizan hound

noun
Ibi·​zan hound | \i-ˈbē-zən-, -thən-\

Definition of Ibizan hound 

: 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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Ibizan hound

First Known Use of Ibizan hound

1960, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Ibizan hound

Ibiza Island

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