Greyhound, Italian (Canis graius Italianus). This species has the body arched, the snout tapering, and the hair smooth, and is only half the size of the common greyhound. It is a beautiful and delicate animal, not commonly met in England, the climate not being congenial to its constitution.
Harewood, Harry. A Dictionary of Sports. London: T. Tegg and son, 1835.
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