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Meaning of DACHSHUND

Pronunciation:  'daks`hûnd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  small long-bodied short-legged German breed of dog having a short sleek coat and long drooping ears; suited for following game into burrows
 

DACHSHUND is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: badger dog, dachsie
 
 See Also: hunting dog, sausage dog, sausage hound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dachs"hund`\, n. [G., from dachs badger + hund dog.]
(Zo["o]l.)
One of a breed of small dogs with short crooked legs, and
long body; -- called also {badger dog}. There are two kinds,
the rough-haired and the smooth-haired.

 

 

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