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Greyhound, breed of dog used widely in racing. First raised in Egypt 5,000 years ago, greyhounds were used for hunting in England and North America before being adapted for racing. Greyhounds weigh 60–70 lb (27–30 kg) and have long, slender bodies, powerful legs, and short coats.

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