any of a breed of large, powerful dog with a thick coat, erect ears, and a bushy, curled tail
Origin of Akitaafter Akita prefecture, Japan, where origin, originally bred
city in N Honshu, Japan, on the Sea of Japan
A city of northwest Honshu, Japan, on the Sea of Japan. It is a major port.
A dog of a large breed developed in Japan for hunting, having small erect ears, a curled tail carried over the back, and a thick coat of various colors.
Origin of AkitaAfter Akita, prefecture in northwest Honshu, Japan, where the breed is thought to have originated.