Definition of Ibizan hound in English:

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Ibizan hound

Pronunciation: /iˈbēzən/ Pronunciation: /iˈbēTHən/


A dog of a breed of hound from Ibiza, characterized by large, pointed, pricked ears and white, yellowish-brown, or reddish-brown coloring.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: I·bi·zan hound

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