cane corso

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 In addition to living together in Kansas City, the pair share two dogs: a pit bull and a cane corso named Steel and Silver. Nicholas Rice,, "Brittany Matthews Shares Video from Moment Patrick Mahomes Proposed: 'It's Always You and Me'," 2 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of cane corso

1834, in the meaning defined above

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10 Sep 2020

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“Cane corso.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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