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Definitions of Canine

Pronunciation : Ca*nine"
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [L. caninus, fr. canis dog: cf. F. canin. See Hound.]
Definition : 1. Of or pertaining to the family Canidæ, or dogs and wolves; having the nature or qualities of a dog; like that or those of a dog.

2. (Anat.)

Defn: Of or pertaining to the pointed tooth on each side the incisors. Canine appetite, a morbidly voracious appetite; bulimia. -- Canine letter, the letter r. See R. -- Canine madness, hydrophobia. -- Canine toth, a toth situated between the incisor and bicuspid teeth, so called because well developen in dogs; usually, the third tooth from the front on each side of each jaw; an eyetooth, or the corresponding tooth in the lower jaw.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ca*nine"
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : Defn: A canine tooth.

(Anat.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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