kuvasz


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kuvasz

(ˈkʊvɑːs; ˈkuː-)
n
(Breeds) a breed of large dog from Hungary with a long white coat

ku•vasz

(ˈkʊv ɑs, ˈku vɑs)

n., pl. ku•va•szok (ˈkʊv ɑˌsɔk, ˈku vɑ-)
one of a Hungarian breed of large dogs with a slightly wavy white coat, orig. used for herding sheep and as watchdogs.
[1930–35]
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Noun1.kuvasz - long-established Hungarian breed of tall light-footed but sturdy white dogkuvasz - long-established Hungarian breed of tall light-footed but sturdy white dog; used also as a hunting dog
guard dog, watchdog - a dog trained to guard property
Translations
kuvasz
クーヴァーズハンガリアン・クーヴァーズ
kuvasas
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Kuvasz dogs are sought because of their highly intelligent nature and loyalty.
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