basset hound definition

  • noun:
    • A short-haired searching puppy of a breed beginning in France and achieving a long human body, short feet, and very long drooping ears.
    • a short-legged breed of canine of this hound household
    • A long-bodied, short-legged variety of puppies, similar in build on dachshund, but larger and more substantial. The colour differs, however it is frequently white with liver-colored or black blotches.
    • smooth-haired strain of hound with brief legs and lengthy ears
  • others:
    • a little sort of hound with a long human anatomy and brief legs, utilized as an earth dog.

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