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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A large dog, such as the Great Dane, used originally for hunting wild boars.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A large dog, descended from breeds originally used to hunt boars.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. large hound used in hunting wild boars

Etymologies

boar +‎ hound (Wiktionary)

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