A pair of male dachshunds.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: German ; from dachs, badger (prob. ; from Indo-European base an unverified form tegu-, thick) plush hund, dog: see hound
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Origin: German : Dachs, badger (from Middle High German dahs, from Old High German; see teks- in Indo-European roots) + Hund, dog (from Middle High German hunt, from Old High German; see kwon- in Indo-European roots).