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dachs·hund

 (däk′sənd, -sənt, däks′ho͝ont′)
n.
A dog of a small breed developed in Germany for hunting badgers, having a long body, a brown or black-and-brown coat, drooping ears, and very short legs. Dachshunds are bred in long-haired, smooth-coat, wire-haired, and miniature varieties, sometimes considered separate breeds.

[German : Dachs, badger (from Middle High German dahs, from Old High German; see teks- in Indo-European roots) + Hund, dog (from Middle High German hunt, from Old High German; see kwon- in Indo-European roots).]
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dachshund

(ˈdæksˌhʊnd; German ˈdakshʊnt)
n
(Breeds) a long-bodied short-legged breed of dog. Also called: teckel
[C19: from German, from Dachs badger + Hund dog, hound1]
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dachs•hund

(ˈdɑksˌhʊnt, -ˌhʊnd, -ənd, ˈdæks-, ˈdæʃ-)

n.
one of a German breed of dogs having very short legs, a long body and ears, and a usu. reddish brown or black-and-tan coat.
[1840–50; < German, =Dachs badger + Hund dog]
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dachshund

- German for "badger hound," from its original breeding purpose to pursue a badger (etc.) that has taken refuge in a burrow.
See also related terms for pursuit.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dachshund - small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping earsdachshund - small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows
hunting dog - a dog used in hunting game
sausage dog, sausage hound - informal term
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Translations
كَلْب صَغير ذو أرْجُل قَصيرَه
jezevčík
gravhund
melhundo
mäyräkoira
tacskó
greifingjahundur
taksas
taksis
jazvečík
jazbečar
tax
zağar

dachshund

[ˈdækshʊnd] Nperro m salchicha
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dachshund

[ˈdækshʊnd] n (= dog) → teckel m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dachshund

nDackel m, → Dachshund m (rare)
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dachshund

[ˈdækshʊnd] nbassotto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

dachshund

(ˈdӕkshund) , ((American) ˈda:ks-) noun
a type of small dog with a long body and very short legs.
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Patting Monty the nine-year-old miniature dachsund is one of the highlights as Ruth Jones pounds the streets bidding to becomes Westminster's newest MP.
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Derek the Weather is on holiday, but apparently our local councillor is happy to cast his vote on our parade of pooches - which range from a fine pair of red setters to Baba Ganoush the dachsund, who is something of a legend in Thompson Park dog-walking circles.
"The dachsund breeding helped her finance a pet shop in Sutton Coldfield," says Twycross Zoo's Jana Fickerova.
Willie, a 6-year-old Dachsund, is the part-time office greeter.
En route, they meet doggy superstars The Dachsund Five, a deranged vet (Simon Bird) and an undersea shell person called Michelle (Sheridan Smith).
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