bloodhound

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bloodhound

Veterinary medicine
A breed of large dogs with long, pendulous ears and a keen sense of smell, which is used to track game or fugitives.

Sexology
A slang term for a person who engages in sexual activity during his or her partner’s menstrual period.

Vox populi
A relentless tracker or pursuer.

Bloodhound

a large, heavy bodied dog with loose skin folds around the face and head, and very long, pendulous ears. The coat is short and usually black and tan or red. The breed has a reputation as a scent hunter and is often used in the search for lost persons. Ectropion and entropion are common in the breed. Called also St. Hubert hound.