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Definition 1: any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for canine in the sense of this definition

(canine is a kind of ...) a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal

"terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb"

(... is a kind of canine ) alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs

(... is a kind of canine ) doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion

(... is a kind of canine ) any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves

(... is a kind of canine ) Old World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog; smaller than a wolf; sometimes hunts in a pack but usually singly or as a member of a pair

(... is a kind of canine ) any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs

(... is a kind of canine ) a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds

"the dog barked all night"

(... is a kind of canine ) female of any member of the dog family

(canine is a part of ...) a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped

(... is a member of canine) dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes

Definition 2: one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for canine in the sense of this definition

(canine is a kind of ...) hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense

(... is a kind of canine ) canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey

Definition 3: of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae - [adjective denoting pert]

(canine belongs to category ...) the branch of biology that studies animals

Definition 4: of or relating to a pointed conical tooth - [adjective denoting pert]

Synonyms for canine in the sense of this definition

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