sight hound


: a hound (such as a greyhound) that hunts and pursues game by sight rather than by scent compare scent hound

Word History

First Known Use

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sight hound was in 1969

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“Sight hound.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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