|canine (ˈkeɪnaɪn, ˈkæn-)|
|1.||of or resembling a dog; doglike|
|2.||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.||of or relating to any of the four teeth, two in each jaw, situated between the incisors and the premolars|
|4.||any animal of the family Canidae|
|5.||a canine tooth|
|[C17: from Latin canīnus, from canis dog]|
canine ca·nine (kā'nīn)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of members of the family Canidae.
Of, relating to, or being one of the pointed conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids.
An animal of the family Canidae, especially a dog.
A canine tooth.
|canine (kā'nīn) Pronunciation Key
Noun A canine tooth.