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Saluki definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia [syn: Saluki, gazelle hound]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Arabic sal?q? of Saluq, from Sal?q Saluq, ancient city in Arabia Date: 1809 any of an ancient northern African and Asian breed of tall swift slender hunting dogs having long narrow heads, long silky ears, and a smooth silky coat

Britannica Concise

Breed of hound whose ancestors may date to 7000 BC. It was sacred to the Egyptians, who called it the "royal dog of Egypt" and used it to hunt gazelle. Keen-sighted and hardy, it resembles a greyhound, with long ears and silky coat. Colors can be solid white, tan, or reddish brown or a combination of black, tan, and white. It stands 18-28 in. (46-71 cm) and weighs 45-60 lbs (20-27 kg).

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. salukis) 1 a tall swift slender dog of a silky-coated breed with large ears and a fringed tail and feet. 2 this breed. Etymology: Arab. saluki



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