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A short-haired hunting dog of a breed originating in France and having a long body, short legs, and long drooping ears.
[French basset, short, basset hound, diminutive of basse, feminine of bas, low; see base2.]
bas′set hound`(ˈbæs ɪt)
one of a breed of short-legged, heavy-boned hounds with a long body, long, drooping ears, and usu. a black, tan, and white coat. Also called bas′set.
n → Basset m