Any of a breed of tall, slender dog, prob. of ancient Egyptian origin, resembling the greyhound, with a silky coat feathered on the legs and tail and long, hanging ears.
Webster's New World
- gazelle hound
Other Word Forms of Saluki
Origin of Saluki
Arabic salūqī of Saluq, an ancient city of southern Arabia
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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