Origin of borzoiRussian borzoj, masculine of borzaja, feminine , name of the breed ; from borzyj, swift, fleet (obs. or poetic) ; from Indo-European base an unverified form bheres, quick from source Classical Latin festinare, to hurry
Origin of borzoiFrom Russian borzo&ibreve;, swift, variant of borzy&ibreve;.
- A breed of dog also knows as the Russian Wolfhound.
From Russian борзой (borzój), from борзый (borzyj, “swift”).