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A smooth-coated hound of any of various breeds developed in the southeast United States to hunt raccoons.


(Breeds) another name for raccoon dog2



a hound of any of several breeds developed esp. for hunting raccoons.
[1915–20, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coonhound - any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
coondog - any dog trained to hunt raccoons
black-and-tan coonhound - American breed of large powerful hound dogs used for hunting raccoons and other game
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The coonhound mentioned by Mr, Easley is a lightly built animal.