Vizsla definition

vĭzhlä
A dog of a medium-sized breed developed in Hungary for hunting, having a short rust-gold coat that is either smooth or wiry.
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Any of a breed of medium-sized hunting dog, originating in Hungary, with a short, smooth, rusty-gold coat: traditionally the tail is docked.
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Alternative form of Vizsla.
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A dog breed originating in Hungary.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
vizsla
Plural:
vizslak, vizslas, vizslk

Origin of vizsla

  • Hungarian of unknown origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Hungarian vizsla, itself probably a borrowing from a Slavic language; compare Serbo-Croatian vižao/вижао, Czech vyžle, Polish wyżeÅ‚, wyga (“old dog"), Russian выжла (vyžla).

    From Wiktionary