Rhodesian ridgeback


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Rhodesian ridgeback

n.
A dog of a large breed developed in Africa for hunting, having short tan to reddish-brown hair that forms a ridge along the back.

Rhodesian ridgeback

(ˈrɪdʒˌbæk)
n
(Breeds) a large short-haired breed of dog characterized by a ridge of hair growing along the back in the opposite direction to the rest of the coat. It was originally a hunting dog from South Africa

Rhode′sian ridge′back


n.
one of a South African breed of hunting dogs having a ridge of hair along the spine growing in the opposite direction from the rest of the coat.
[1935–40]
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Noun1.Rhodesian ridgeback - a powerful short-haired African hunting dog having a crest of reversed hair along the spineRhodesian ridgeback - a powerful short-haired African hunting dog having a crest of reversed hair along the spine
hunting dog - a dog used in hunting game
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