vizsla


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vizs·la

 (vĭzh′lä)
n.
A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in Hungary for hunting, having a short rust-gold coat that is either smooth or wiry.

[Hungarian, of unknown origin.]

vizsla

(ˈvɪʒlə)
n
(Breeds) a breed of Hungarian hunting dog with a smooth rusty-gold coat
[C20: named after Vizsla, Hungary]

vizs•la

(ˈviz lə, ˈvis-, ˈvɪʒ-)

n., pl. -las.
one of a Hungarian breed of medium-sized hunting dogs with a short, smooth, rusty-gold coat.
[1940–45; < Hungarian; akin to Serbo-Croatian vȉžao spaniel, Polish wyżeł pointer, Russian výzhlets hound; ultimately source uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vizsla - Hungarian hunting dog resembling the Weimaraner but having a rich deep red coat
Spanish pointer, pointer - a strong slender smooth-haired dog of Spanish origin having a white coat with brown or black patches; scents out and points to game
Translations
unkarinvizsla
vizsla
ビーシュラ
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The Vizsla has been around since the 10th century; the ancestors of this breed accompanied the Magyars when they moved into what is now Hungary and settled there.