Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
A dog of a large breed developed in Africa for hunting, having short tan to reddish-brown hair that forms a ridge along the back.
(Breeds) a large short-haired breed of dog characterized by a ridge of hair growing along the back in the opposite direction to the rest of the coat. It was originally a hunting dog from South Africa
one of a South African breed of hunting dogs having a ridge of hair along the spine growing in the opposite direction from the rest of the coat.