bor·zoi / ˈbôrzoi/ • n. (pl. -zois) a large Russian wolfhound of a breed with a narrow head and silky, often white, coat.
borzoi (Russian wolfhound) Keen-sighted, speedy hunting dog. It has a long, narrow head and powerful jaws. The body is deep and streamlined, with long legs and curved tail. The coat is long and silky, and is usually white with darker markings. Height: (at shoulder) up to 79cm (31in).
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