Definitions

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

  • noun A hound that hunts primarily by scent rather than sight, such as the bloodhound and the coonhound.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of scent hound.

Etymologies

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scent +‎ hound

Examples

  • Individuals dedicated to continuing and refining the innate abilities of these scenthound breeds deserve the right to continue their pursuits, which in no way threaten the native rabbits tracked only by scent.

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  • Individuals dedicated to continuing and refining the innate abilities of these scenthound breeds deserve the right to continue their pursuits, which in no way threaten the native rabbits tracked only by scent.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • The Grand Anglo-Francais Tricolore is a breed of dog used in hunting as a scenthound, usually in packs.

    WN.com - Business News

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