Norwegian elkhound

noun

Definition of Norwegian elkhound

: any of a Norwegian breed of hardy short-bodied medium-sized dogs with erect ears and a very heavy coat of gray hairs with black tips

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Norwegian elkhound

First Known Use of Norwegian elkhound

1878, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Norwegian elkhound was in 1878

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“Norwegian elkhound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Norwegian%20elkhound. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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