Talbot

noun

Tal·​bot ˈtȯl-bət How to pronounce Talbot (audio) ˈtal- How to pronounce Talbot (audio)
: a large heavy mostly white hound with pendulous ears and drooping flews held to be ancestral to the bloodhound

Word History

Etymology

probably from Talbot, name of a Norman family in England

First Known Use

1562, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Talbot was in 1562

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Cite this Entry

“Talbot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Talbot. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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