Dachshund meaning

däk'sənd, -sənt, däks'ho͝ont'
A dog of a small breed developed in Germany for hunting badgers, having a long body, a brown or black-and-brown coat, drooping ears, and very short legs. Dachshunds are bred in long-haired, smooth-coat, wire-haired, and miniature varieties, sometimes considered separate breeds.
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Any of a breed of small dog with a long body, short legs, and drooping ears, of three varieties — smooth (or short-haired), long-haired, and wire-haired.
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A certain breed of dog having short legs and a long trunk, including miniature, long-haired, and short-haired varieties.
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Origin of dachshund

German Dachs badger (from Middle High German dahs) (from Old High German teks- in Indo-European roots) Hund dog (from Middle High German hunt) (from Old High German kwon- in Indo-European roots)