Definition of coonhound
: a sporting dog trained to hunt raccoons; especially : black-and-tan coonhound
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An officer found a stray bluetick coonhound with no identification.
Martin, an American coonhound mix, serves as the show’s narrator — talking in a series of voice-overs and on-camera confessionals.
Dan, 3-1/2, is a 60-pound neutered male redbone coonhound mix who loves people.
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