1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of the canids.
2. Of, relating to, or being one of the pointed conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids.
1. An animal of the family Canidae, especially a dog.
2. One of the pointed, conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids. Also called cuspid.
[Latin canīnus, from canis, dog; see kwon- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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