Complete Definition of "bloodhound"

English
Etymology
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From blood + hound. The detective sense follows from the dog's ability to follow a trail.

Noun
bloodhound

#A large dog. It is a scenthound famed for its ability to follow a scent many days old, over vast distances. This dog is often used as a police dog to track missing people, fleeing suspects, or escaped prisoners.
#This breed of dog.
#A detective or other skilled at finding people or clues.

Translations
French: limier m
German: Bluthund m, SchweiÃhund m
Russian: иÑейка (iÅ¡Äéika) m
Spanish: sabueso m

Category:Dogs

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