Definitions for otterhoundˈɒt ərˌhaʊnd
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one of an English breed of water dogs having a thick, oily coat, used for hunting otters.
Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Origin of otterhound:
otterhound, otter hound(noun)
hardy British hound having long pendulous ears and a thick coarse shaggy coat with an oily undercoat; bred for hunting otters
The Otterhound is an old British dog breed. The origins are not known. It is a scent hound, and was developed to hunt otters. It is currently recognised by the Kennel Club as a Vulnerable Native Breed, with around 1000 animals worldwide.
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