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basset hound

noun [C] uk   /ˈbæs.ɪt ˌhaʊnd/ ( also basset) us  
a type of dog with smooth hair, a long body, short legs, and long ears
Translations of “basset hound”
in Chinese (Traditional) 巴色特獵犬,短腿長耳獵犬…
in Chinese (Simplified) 巴色特猎犬,短腿长耳猎犬…
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