dachshund

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English[edit]

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A dachshund

Etymology[edit]

German Dachs (badger) + Hund (dog)

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdæxsənd/, /ˈdæksənd/

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dachshund (plural dachshunds)

  1. A certain breed of dog having short legs and a long trunk, including miniature, long-haired, and short-haired varieties.
    • 1960, P. G. Wodehouse, Jeeves in the Offing, chapter XVI:
      Say what you will of dachshunds, their peculiar shape makes them the easiest breed of dog to trip over in existence.

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Noun[edit]

dachshund m f (plural dachshunds)

  1. dachshund (breed of dog)

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