Kuvasz

noun Ku·vasz \ ˈku̇ˌväs , ˈküˌ- \

Definition of Kuvasz

1 :a long-established Hungarian breed of tall and light-footed but sturdy white dogs
2 plural Kuvaszok or kuvaszok\-väˌsȯk\ or kuvasz :any dog of the Kuvasz breed used for centuries as guard and hunting dogs

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Origin and Etymology of kuvasz

Hungarian, from Turkish kavas armed constable, guard, doorkeeper, from Arabic qawwās bowman


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