One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A dog of a breed of hound from Ibiza, characterized by large, pointed, pricked ears and white, fawn, or reddish-brown colouring.
- ‘In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, and Scottish deerhounds.’
- ‘If this is true, it may be that the Phoenician traders brought the Ibizan hound to Ibiza from Egypt.’
- ‘Some of those canines have been identified as greyhounds, salukis, pharoah hounds and Ibizan hounds.’
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