Talbot

noun
Tal·​bot | \ ˈtȯl-bət How to pronounce Talbot (audio) , ˈtal- How to pronounce Talbot (audio) \

Definition of Talbot

: a large heavy mostly white hound with pendulous ears and drooping flews held to be ancestral to the bloodhound

First Known Use of Talbot

1562, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Talbot

probably from Talbot, name of a Norman family in England

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“Talbot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Talbot. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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