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A dog of a large, athletic breed of mastiff, developed in Italy.‘Hercules is a black cane corso who tips the scale at about 150 pounds’
- ‘Cane corsos make incredible guard dogs.’
- ‘The cane corso doesn't bark much but has chased people who come into the yard and shows teeth.’
- ‘Quite simply, the Cane Corso is one of the most versatile breeds around, capable of excelling in a number of different pursuits and functions.’
- ‘He has three more dogs, two Cane Corsos and a Rottweiler, at friends' houses.’
- ‘I have recently adopted a beautiful Cane Corso.’
Italian, literally ‘Corsican dog’, from cane ‘dog’ and corso ‘Corsican’.
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From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.