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Definitions and Synonyms of canis familiaris | Another word for canis familiaris | What is canis familiaris?

Definition 1: 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 - [noun denoting animal]

Samples where canis familiaris or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the dog barked all night

Synonyms for canis familiaris in the sense of this definition

(canis familiaris is a kind of ...) any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment

(canis familiaris is a kind of ...) any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) a large dog (usually with a golden coat) produced by crossing a St Bernard and a Newfoundland

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) a breed of very large heavy dogs with a thick coarse usually black coat; highly intelligent dogs and vigorous swimmers; developed in Newfoundland

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) bred of large heavy-coated white dogs resembling the Newfoundland

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) any of various stocky heavy-coated breeds of dogs native to northern regions having pointed muzzles and erect ears with a curled furry tail

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) breed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) either of two Welsh breeds of long-bodied short-legged dogs with erect ears and a fox-like head

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) an intelligent dog with a heavy curly solid-colored coat that is usually clipped; an old breed sometimes trained as sporting dogs or as performing dogs

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) any of an old breed of small nearly hairless dogs of Mexico

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) small smooth-haired breed of African origin having a tightly curled tail and the inability to bark

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) a large breed having a smooth white coat with black or brown spots; originated in Dalmatia

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) a young dog

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) informal terms for dogs

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) an inferior dog or one of mixed breed

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) a dog small and tame enough to be held in the lap

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) any of several breeds of very small dogs kept purely as pets

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) a dog used in hunting game

(... is a kind of canis familiaris ) any of several breeds of usually large powerful dogs bred to work as draft animals and guard and guide dogs

(canis familiaris is a part of ...) a conspicuously marked or shaped tail

(... is a member of canis familiaris) type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackals

(... is a member of canis familiaris) a group of hunting animals

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