Definition of Irish wolfhound in English:

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Irish wolfhound

Pronunciation: /ˈīriSH ˈwo͝olfhound/


A large, typically grayish hound of a rough-coated breed.
Example sentences
  • In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, pharaoh hounds, Irish wolfhounds, and Scottish deerhounds.
  • Are there no more Irish wolfhounds or Basset hounds?
  • Any dog in that family known as sight hounds - lurchers, deerhounds, Irish wolfhounds.

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Syllabification: I·rish wolf·hound

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