Old breed of tall swift keen-eyed hunting dogs resembling greyhounds; from Egypt and southwestern Asia; Also called: gazelle hound.
Greyhoundlike Arab dog; gazelle hound.
Ancient breed of hunting dog resembling the greyhound. It is about 65 cm/26 in high and has a silky coat, which is usually fawn, cream, or white.
The saluki is a gazehound (hunts by sight) and is descended from the hound of the African desert Bedouins.