sight hound

noun

Definition of sight hound

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

First Known Use of sight hound

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Sight hound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sight%20hound. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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