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A dog of a breed of hound from Ibiza, characterized by large, pointed, pricked ears and white, yellowish-brown, or reddish-brown coloring.
- ‘In addition to salukis, eligible breeds are whippets, greyhounds, Afghan hounds, borzois, Ibizan hounds, and Scottish deerhounds.’
- ‘Some of those canines have been identified as greyhounds, salukis, pharoah hounds and Ibizan hounds.’
- ‘If this is true, it may be that the Phoenician traders brought the Ibizan hound to Ibiza from Egypt.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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.