borzoi NOUN (pl. borzois) a breed of large Russian wolfhound with a narrow head and silky coat.
ORIGIN from Russian borzy 'swift' .

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  • borzoi — /bawr zoy/, n., pl. borzois. any of a breed of tall, slender dogs having long, silky hair, raised originally in Russia for hunting wolves. Also called Russian wolfhound. [1885 90; < Russ borzói orig., swift, fast; c. Czech brzý, Serbo Croatian… …   Universalium

  • borzoi — noun Etymology: Russian borzoĭ, from borzoĭ swift Date: 1887 any of a breed of large dogs developed in Russia especially for pursuing wolves that have a long silky usually white coat with darker markings called also Russian wolfhound …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • borzoi — [ bɔ:zɔɪ] noun (plural borzois) a large Russian wolfhound of a breed with a narrow head and silky coat. Origin C19: from Russ. borzoĭ (adjective), borzaya (n.), from borzyĭ swift …   English new terms dictionary

  • borzoi — bor•zoi [[t]ˈbɔr zɔɪ[/t]] n. pl. zois dch any of a breed of tall, slender, swift dogs with long, silky hair and a long, narrow head, raised orig. in Russia for hunting wolves Also called Russian wolfhound • Etymology: 1885–90; < Russ borzóǐ… …   From formal English to slang

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