Word Summary
kyōn: a dog
Original Word: κύων
Transliteration: kyōn
Phonetic Spelling: (koo'-ohn)
Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine
Short Definition: a dog
Meaning: a dog
Strong's Concordance

A primary word; a dog ("hound") (literally or figuratively) -- dog.

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2965: κύων

κύων, κυνός; in secular authors of the common gender, in the N. T. masculine; Hebrew כֶּלֶב; a dog; properly: Luke 16:21; 2 Peter 2:22; metaphorically (in various (but always reproachful) senses; often so even in Homer) a man of impure mind, an impudent man (cf. Lightfoot on Phil. l. s.): Matthew 7:6; Philippians 3:2; Revelation 22:15, in which last passage others less probably understand sodomites (like כִּלָבִים in Deuteronomy 23:18 (19)) (cf. B. D., under the word ).