In context: "Saluki-faced Thierry Poutrincourt leans back in her chair and and presses her palms hard against her temples..."
Definition: A large, lightly built hound belonging to the breed so called, with feathered tail and feet and large pendant ears; formerly called the Persian greyhound. Also attrib.
Other: So apparently that description wasn't meant to be entirely complimentary.
SNOOT score: 1
Source: Oxford English Dictionary