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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.
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(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
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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.
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