Definitions for kuvaszˈkʊv ɑs, ˈku vɑs; ˈkʊv ɑˌsɔk, ˈku vɑ-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ku•vaszˈkʊv ɑs, ˈku vɑs; ˈkʊv ɑˌsɔk, ˈku vɑ-(n.)(pl.)ku•va•szok

  1. one of a Hungarian breed of large dogs with a slightly wavy white coat, orig. used for herding sheep and as watchdogs.

    Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses

Origin of kuvasz:

1930–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kuvasz(noun)

    long-established Hungarian breed of tall light-footed but sturdy white dog; used also as a hunting dog

Wiktionary

  1. Kuvasz(Noun)

    A large, usually white breed of dog with its ancient origins in Hungary.

  2. Origin: From kuvasz.

Freebase

  1. Kuvasz

    The Kuvasz is an ancient breed of a livestock dog of Hungarian origin. Mention of the breed can be found in old Hungarian texts. It has historically been used as a royal guard dog, or to guard livestock, but has been increasingly found in homes as a pet over the last seventy years.

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