Definitions for salukisəˈlu ki
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one of a breed of tall, slender, swift hounds raised orig. in Egypt and SW Asia, having a long, narrow head, drooping ears, and a short, silky coat with longer fringes on the ears, legs, and tail.
Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Origin of saluki:
1800–10; < Ar salūqī lit., of Salūq city in Arabia
Saluki, gazelle hound(noun)
old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia
An ancient sighthound breed of dog with a silky coat originating in the Middle East, once sacred to the Egyptians
Origin: Likely derived from Σελεύκεια, the name of the Hellenistic Seleucid Empire.