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A hunting dog with a smooth brindle or black coat and large drooping ears. Developed from German stock, it is the only recognized coonhound not descended from the foxhound.
- ‘The powerful, well muscled, yet streamlined Plott combines courage with athletic ability.’
- ‘The Plott hound is a fantastic dog.’
Late 18th century: named after the Plott family of North Carolina, who developed the breed from wild boar hounds brought from Germany in 1750.
Plott hound/ˈplät ˌhound/
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