Plott hound

\ ˈplät- \

Definition of Plott hound

: a large powerful usually chiefly black hound of American origin used especially in bear and boar hunting and believed to have resulted from crosses between German boarhounds, foxhounds, bloodhounds, and possibly other hound strains

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History and Etymology for Plott hound

probably after Jonathan Plott, flourished 1750 American dog breeder

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“Plott hound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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