cane corso

noun
ca·​ne cor·​so | \ ˌkä-nā-ˈkȯr-sō How to pronounce cane corso (audio) \

Definition of cane corso

: any of a Italian breed of large, muscular dogs having a short, dense, stiff coat and a large head with a short, broad, square muzzle and powerful jaws

Examples of cane corso in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Breeds on the move include the cane corso, a heavy-duty guard dog that broke into the top 25. Jennifer Peltz, Star Tribune, 26 Mar. 2021 Breeds on the move include the cane corso, a heavy-duty guard dog that broke into the top 25. Jennifer Peltz, Star Tribune, 26 Mar. 2021 Breeds on the move include the cane corso, a heavy-duty guard dog that broke into the top 25. Jennifer Peltz, Star Tribune, 26 Mar. 2021 Breeds on the move include the cane corso, a heavy-duty guard dog that broke into the top 25. Jennifer Peltz, Star Tribune, 26 Mar. 2021 Breeds on the move include the cane corso, a heavy-duty guard dog that broke into the top 25. Jennifer Peltz, Star Tribune, 26 Mar. 2021 Breeds on the move include the cane corso, a heavy-duty guard dog that broke into the top 25. Jennifer Peltz, Star Tribune, 26 Mar. 2021 Breeds on the move include the cane corso, a heavy-duty guard dog that broke into the top 25. Jennifer Peltz, USA TODAY, 16 Mar. 2021 Breeds on the move include the cane corso, a heavy-duty guard dog that broke into the top 25. Jennifer Peltz, Anchorage Daily News, 16 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of cane corso

1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Cane corso.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cane%20corso. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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