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ca·nine

 (kā′nīn)
adj.
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.
n.
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 Indo-European roots.]

canine

(ˈkeɪnaɪn; ˈkæn-)
adj
1. of or resembling a dog; doglike
2. (Animals) of, relating to, or belonging to the Canidae, a family of mammals, including dogs, jackals, wolves, and foxes, typically having a bushy tail, erect ears, and a long muzzle: order Carnivora (carnivores)
3. (Dentistry) of or relating to any of the four teeth, two in each jaw, situated between the incisors and the premolars
n
4. (Animals) any animal of the family Canidae
5. (Dentistry) a canine tooth
[C17: from Latin canīnus, from canis dog]

ca•nine

(ˈkeɪ naɪn)

adj.
1. of or like a dog; pertaining to or characteristic of dogs: canine loyalty.
2. of or pertaining to any of the four single-cusped, pointed teeth, esp. prominent in dogs, situated in the upper and lower jaws next to the incisors.
n.
3. a canid.
4. a dog.
5. one of the four pointed teeth of the jaws.
[1350–1400; Middle English: canine tooth (< Middle French) < Latin canīnus=can(is) dog + -īnus -ine1]

ca·nine

(kā′nīn)
Adjective
1. Relating to a family of meat-eating mammals that includes the dogs, wolves, foxes, and coyotes.
2. Relating to any of the four pointed teeth located behind the incisors in most mammals. In carnivores, the canine teeth are adapted for cutting and tearing meat.
Noun
1. An animal belonging to the canine family of mammals.
2. A canine tooth.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canine - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolarscanine - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
fang - canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
2.canine - any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzlescanine - any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
carnivore - a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal; "terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb"
Canidae, family Canidae - dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes
bitch - female of any member of the dog family
Canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog - 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"
wolf - any of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
Canis aureus, jackal - 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
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
hyaena, hyena - doglike nocturnal mammal of Africa and southern Asia that feeds chiefly on carrion
fox - alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs
paw - a clawed foot of an animal especially a quadruped
Adj.1.canine - of or relating to a pointed conical tooth
2.canine - of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
Translations
كَلْبي
psíšpičák
hunde-
koirakoiraeläinkulmahammasraateluhammas
kutya-
hund-; hundakyns-
caninus
iltiniai dantysiltysšuniškasšuns
suņa-suņu-
köpeğe ait/benzer

canine

[ˈkænaɪn]
A. ADJcanino
B. N
1. (= dog) → canino m
2. (also canine tooth) → colmillo m, diente m canino

canine

[ˈkeɪnaɪn]
adj
[disease] → canin(e)
[tooth] → canin(e)
n (also canine tooth) → canine f

canine

n
(= animal)Hund m
(also canine tooth)Eckzahn m
adjHunde-

canine

[ˈkeɪnaɪn]
1. adjcanino/a
2. n (canine tooth) → (dente m) canino

canine

(ˈkeinain) adjective
like, or of, a dog or dogs. canine characteristics.
canine teeth
in man, the four sharp-pointed teeth.

ca·nine

n. canino; cúspide; diente;
a. rel. a los perros.
References in classic literature ?
in which they differ from the otter, whose ears are prominent), I noticed several varieties of seals about three yards long, with a white coat, bulldog heads, armed with teeth in both jaws, four incisors at the top and four at the bottom, and two large canine teeth in the shape of a fleur-de-lis.
The Count smiled, and as his lips ran back over his gums, the long, sharp, canine teeth showed out strangely.
The eyes, which were under thick and heavy brows, were bestial and ferocious, and as it opened its mouth to snarl what sounded like a curse at me I observed that it had curved, sharp canine teeth.
Authorities investigating the killing of the animal said they have discovered that the tiger is missing canine teeth, claws and skin off its face and tail 6 all body parts, which can be used in medicine or sold in the black market.
An investigation showed it had several parts missing, including its canine teeth, claws, and skin off its face and tail.
Bertie, in his eagerness, managed to catch his four canine teeth around two rails and there he stuck fast, unable to open his mouth wide enough to get back off.
Just like people, the teeth are divided into incisors (the tiny teeth up front), canine teeth (the four big ones on the front corners), and then premolars and molars toward the back of the jaw.
Homotherium was a formidable fellow --as large as an adult lion, with long claws and razor-sharp seven-inch curved canine teeth, says the University of Tubingen, explaining that, "The saber-toothed cat was a dangerous predator that even posed a risk to the humans of its time.
The sample selection procedure was based on the presence of permanent dentition defined by the presence of all teeth at least from first molar to first molar, anterior permanent teeth erupted in the upper and lower arches; good-quality study casts; absence of tooth deformity; no record of restoration or stripping of incisor and canine teeth.
The walrus has the longest canine teeth in the animal kingdom.
c) Canine dimorphism: Permanent canine teeth and their intercanine distance contribute to gender determination by dimorphism.
The purpose of this case report is to describe the diagnosis and treatment of unerupted canine teeth in a maned wolf.

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