Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dog of a tall slender breed developed in Russia for hunting wolves, having a narrow pointed head and a silky coat.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun tall, slender fast-moving dog breed; called also Russian wolfhound.

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  • noun A breed of dog also knows as the Russian Wolfhound.

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  • noun tall fast-moving dog breed

Etymologies

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

[From Russian borzoĭ, swift, variant of borzyĭ.]

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From Russian борзой (borzój), from борзый ("swift").

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