American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A dog of a breed originally from Africa, having a short, smooth, reddish-brown coat and characterized by the absence of a bark.
- n. small smooth-haired breed of African origin having a tightly curled tail and the inability to bark
- Of Bantu origin; akin to Tshiluba ba-senji, inhabitants of the hinterland : ba-, pl. n. pref. + -senji, hinterland. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Paul Robinson Paul Robinson drove nine hours over the Alps to retrieve Pen, a 2.5 - year-old red-and-white basenji, who was stranded at Frankfurt airport.”
“Mr. Robinson's statuesque red-and-white basenji pup was holed up in the Animal Lounge of Germany's Frankfurt Airport.”
“My wife had no intention of referring to our new basenji as "Forever Amber", though, so the puppy was given the name Kleopatra Selene, after the daughter of the Queen of Egypt.”
“She went looking online for the perfect breed of dog, and she finally decided that we had to get a basenji, because, in addition to being clean and rather on the small side, basenjis didn't bark.”
“She had begun looking online for another basenji to adopt, when we suddenly heard from the director of the New York State chapter of Basenji Rescue and Transport, aka BRAT, the national basenji breed rescue organization.”
“I was away at work when my wife finally realized that Zane was actually the tricolor basenji and Zoie was the red-and-white.”
“Our search for a basenji puppy led us here and there, and finally brought us to North Attleboro, Massachusetts, the location of Eldorado Basenjis, one of the top basenji breeders in New England.”
“Just look what the queens did with the barkless basenji.”
“That will all depend on whether Williams is just saving his energy for another time, whether he's genuinely changing his approach or if, as it might appear, Williams has discovered his inner basenji.”
“The Sir Robert Bond Papers: Williams discovers his inner basenji with Harper skip to main”
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