Definition of Ibizan hound in English:

Ibizan hound

Syllabification: I·bi·zan hound
Pronunciation: /iˈbēzən, iˈbēTHən


  • A dog of a breed of hound from Ibiza, characterized by large, pointed, pricked ears and white, yellowish-brown, or reddish-brown coloring.
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    • In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, and Scottish deerhounds.
    • Some of those canines have been identified as greyhounds, salukis, pharoah hounds and Ibizan hounds.
    • If this is true, it may be that the Phoenician traders brought the Ibizan hound to Ibiza from Egypt.

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