/suyt"hownd'/, n.

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  • Old Croatian Sighthound — The Old Croatian Sighthound, regionally known as the hrt, is a breed of dog from Croatia. Originally developed as a sighthound, the greyhound like breed was almost exterminated during Croatia s time as part of Yugoslavia; however, its continued… …   Wikipedia

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