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A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in Hungary for hunting, having a short rust-gold coat that is either smooth or wiry.
[Hungarian, of unknown origin.]
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(Breeds) a breed of Hungarian hunting dog with a smooth rusty-gold coat
[C20: named after Vizsla, Hungary]
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vizs•la(ˈviz lə, ˈvis-, ˈvɪʒ-)
n., pl. -las.
one of a Hungarian breed of medium-sized hunting dogs with a short, smooth, rusty-gold coat.
[1940–45; < Hungarian; akin to Serbo-Croatian vȉžao spaniel, Polish wyżeł pointer, Russian výzhlets hound; ultimately source uncertain]
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|Noun||1.||vizsla - Hungarian hunting dog resembling the Weimaraner but having a rich deep red coat|
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