komondor

noun
ko·​mon·​dor | \ ˈkä-mən-ˌdȯr How to pronounce komondor (audio) , ˈkō- How to pronounce komondor (audio) \
plural komondors or komondorok\ ˈkä-​mən-​ˌdȯr-​ək How to pronounce komondor (audio) , ˈkō-​ \

Definition of komondor

: any of a breed of large powerful shaggy-coated white dogs of Hungarian origin that are used to guard sheep

First Known Use of komondor

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for komondor

Hungarian

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“Komondor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/komondor. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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