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Adjective: canine  'key,nIn
  1. Of or relating to a pointed conical tooth
    - laniary
     
  2. (zoology) of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae
Noun: canine  'key,nIn
  1. One of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
    - canine tooth, eyetooth, eye tooth, dogtooth, cuspid
     
  2. Any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
    - canid

Derived forms: canines

Type of: carnivore, tooth

Part of: Canidae, family Canidae

Encyclopedia: Canine