A dog of a tall slender breed having a narrow head and a smooth coat. It was originally bred to hunt fast prey and is often used for racing.
[Middle English grehound, from Old English grīghund : grīg-; akin to Old Norse grey, greyhound + hund, hound; see HOUND.]
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