Definitions for otterhoundˈɒt ərˌhaʊnd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ot•ter•houndˈɒt ərˌhaʊnd(n.)

  1. one of an English breed of water dogs having a thick, oily coat, used for hunting otters.

    Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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


  1. Otterhound

    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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