dachshund [dahks-hoo nt, -hoo nd, -uh nd, daks-, dash-]
1. one of a German breed of dogs having short legs, a long body and ears, and a usually tan or black-and-tan coat.
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Origin: 1840-50; < German, equivalent to Dachs badger + Hund dog
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