Definition of vizsla in English:

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vizsla

Pronunciation: /ˈviZHlə/ /ˈvēzlə/

noun

A dog of a breed of golden-brown pointer with large drooping ears.
Example sentences
  • There are more than 50 traditionally docked breeds recognised by the Kennel Club, including cocker spaniels, pointers, Irish terriers and vizslas.
  • They now have four female dogs: Madison, a black Labrador retriever, nine; Ellie, also a black lab, eight; Alex, a vizsla, eight; and Bea, a Weimaraner, a seven-month-old puppy.
  • They have nine springer spaniels, one cocker spaniel and one Hungarian vizsla.

Origin

1940s: from the name of a town in Hungary.

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Syllabification: vizs·la

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