Definition of cane corso in English:

cane corso

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Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːneɪ ˈkɔːsəʊ


(plural cane corsos)
  • A dog of a large, athletic breed of mastiff, developed in Italy: Hercules is a black cane corso who tips the scale at about 150 pounds
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    • Quite simply, the Cane Corso is one of the most versatile breeds around, capable of excelling in a number of different pursuits and functions.
    • I have recently adopted a beautiful Cane Corso.
    • Cane corsos make incredible guard dogs.


Italian, literally 'Corsican dog', from cane 'dog'and corso 'Corsican'.

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