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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of a breed of tall, slender dogs having a narrow, pointed head and a silky, predominantly white coat, originally developed in Russia for hunting wolves. Also called Russian wolfhound.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A breed of dog also knows as the Russian Wolfhound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. tall, slender fast-moving dog breed; called also Russian wolfhound.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tall fast-moving dog breed


From Russian borzoĭ, swift, variant of borzyĭ.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Russian борзой (borzój), from борзый ("swift"). (Wiktionary)



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