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English adjective: canine

1. canine of or relating to a pointed conical tooth


2. canine of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae

Domain categoryzoological science, zoology

English noun: canine

1. canine (body) one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

Synonymscanine tooth, cuspid, dogtooth, eye tooth, eyetooth

Broader (hypernym)tooth

Narrower (hyponym)fang

2. canine (animal) any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles


Broader (hypernym)carnivore

Narrower (hyponym)bitch, Canis aureus, Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog, fox, hyaena, hyena, jackal, wild dog, wolf

Part holonympaw

Member meronymCanidae, family Canidae

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