wolfhound

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noun wolf·hound \ˈwu̇lf-ˌhau̇nd\

Definition of wolfhound

  1. :  any of several large dogs used especially formerly in hunting large animals (as wolves) — compare borzoi, Irish wolfhound

1786

First Known Use of wolfhound

1786


WOLFHOUND Defined for English Language Learners

wolfhound

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noun wolf·hound \ˈwu̇lf-ˌhau̇nd\

Definition of wolfhound for English Language Learners

  • : a type of large dog that was used for hunting wolves and other large animals in the past


WOLFHOUND Defined for Kids

wolfhound

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noun wolf·hound \ˈwu̇lf-ˌhau̇nd\

Definition of wolfhound for Students

  1. :  a large dog used especially in the past for hunting large animals


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