pharaoh hound


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pharaoh hound

n.
A dog of a sleek, swift breed originally developed in Egypt for hunting, having a short glossy tan to reddish coat and large pointed ears.

Pharaoh hound

n
(Breeds) a medium-sized powerful swift-moving short-haired breed of hound having a glossy tan coat, sometimes with white markings
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However, in case of Pharaoh Hound the interpretation of the hound constituent as a dog is correct--the equivalence would be faraonu Uuo in Lithuanian and [phrase omitted] in Russian (LKD 2016).
The Afghan Hound (Afghanistan), Arabian Greyhound (Morocco), Galgo Espanol (Spain), Kyrgyz Taigan (Kyrgyzstan), Pharaoh Hound (Malta), Rampur Greyhound (India), Saluki, Sloughi (Middle East), Tuareg Greyhound (Western Sahel), and Turkish Tazi (Turkey) are moderate in size and weight.
In her first BIF, she ran with a Ridgeback, and when she won, she was with a Pharaoh Hound and a Borzoi.
In 1990 she published Pharaoh Hounds, a book on the Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Hound.
Hillary Barrows, 57, spent four months in her old Alfa Romeo in an Asda car park with eight-year-old Egyptian Pharaoh hound Robbie and five-year-old Labrador Cleo, after she ran out of money.
The spotlight is on Rama, the rare Egyptian Pharaoh Hound who has a problem with doing what his owners ask him to do.
Hillary was offered emergency council accommodation if she gave up Egyptian pharaoh hound Robbie and mongrel Cleo.
Put it all together, and you've got the top pharaoh hound in the country, when it comes to chasing things down.