Definitions

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  • noun A Hungarian breed of large powerful shaggy-coated white dog, used also as guard dog.

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  • noun Hungarian breed of large powerful shaggy-coated white dog; used also as guard dog

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Examples

  • Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images Sherry Harmon and Mojor, a komondor, waited to go in the ring.

    Working Like a Dog at Westminster

  • The fabulously ropy-furred komondor approaches other dogs with what we must assume is his head, but neither eyes nor ears are visible underneath his long locks.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • The fabulously ropy-furred komondor approaches other dogs with what we must assume is his head, but neither eyes nor ears are visible underneath his long locks.

    INSIDE OF A DOG

  • Another source of Turkic terms in Hungarian are words such as the dog names "puli" and "komondor" and a few local dialect terms that derive from the Cuman language, which was spoken east of Budapest in the "Kun" regions until the mid 1700s.

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  • At one of the highway rest stops, I met a man with a komondor "puppy" -- about

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  • At one of the highway rest stops, I met a man with a komondor

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  • "Descended from Tibetan dogs, the Komondor was brought to Hungary a thousand years ago by nomadic Magyars. Its spread throughout the world began in 1920 when the breed began to be presented at dog shows" (Simon & Schuster Guide to Dogs, 1980). "Resembles a large matted mop" (Chained_Bear, 2007).

    February 21, 2007