Of inferior or mixed breed; SYN. mixed, mongrel, scrub, underbred.
ETYM Old Eng. curre, kur; cf. dial. Swed. kurre dog, OD. korre watchdog, and Icel. kurra to murmur, grumble, Swed. kurra to rumble, croak, Dan. kurre to coo, whirr; prob. of imitative origin.
An inferior dog or one of mixed breed; SYN. mongrel, mutt.