Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun canine

2 senses of canine

Sense 1
canine, canine tooth, eyetooth, eye tooth, dogtooth, cuspid -- (one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars)
       => tooth -- (hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense)

Sense 2
canine, canid -- (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")

Similarity of adj canine

2 senses of canine

Sense 1
canine, laniary -- (of or relating to a pointed conical tooth)

Sense 2
canine -- (of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae)

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