pariah dog

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pariah dog

n.
A dog that is a stray or lives on the edge of human civilization, especially in India. Certain groups of pariah dogs are sometimes considered to be distinct breeds. Also called pi-dog, pye-dog.

pariah dog

n
(Animals) another term for pye-dog
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Noun1.pariah dog - ownerless half-wild mongrel dog common around Asian villages especially Indiapariah dog - ownerless half-wild mongrel dog common around Asian villages especially India
cur, mutt, mongrel - an inferior dog or one of mixed breed
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