What does canine mean?
Definitions for canine
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word canine.
canine, canine tooth, eyetooth, eye tooth, dogtooth, cuspidnoun
one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
of or relating to a pointed conical tooth
of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae
A dog or wolf, as distinct from a fox, which is a vulpine.
In heterodont mammals, the pointy tooth between the incisors and the premolars; a cuspid.
A king and a nine as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em due to phonetic similarity
Of, or pertaining to, a dog or dogs.
Of or pertaining to mammalian teeth which are cuspids or fangs.
Etymology: From caninus
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: caninus, Lat.
A third kind of women are made up of canine particles: these are scolds, who imitate the animals out of which they were taken, always busy and barking, and snarl at every one that comes in their way. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 209.
It may occasion an exorbitant appetite of usual things, which they will take in such quantities, till they vomit them up like dogs, from whence it is called canine. John Arbuthnot, on Aliments.
of or pertaining to the family Canidae, or dogs and wolves; having the nature or qualities of a dog; like that or those of a dog
of or pertaining to the pointed tooth on each side the incisors
a canine tooth
Etymology: [L. caninus, fr. canis dog: cf. F. canin. See Hound.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ka-nīn′, adj. like or pertaining to the dog.—Canine appetite, an inordinate appetite; Canine letter = R; Canine teeth, the four sharp-pointed tearing teeth in most mammals, one on each side of the upper and lower jaw, between the incisors or cutting teeth and the molars or grinders. [L. caninus, canis, a dog.]
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Canine is ranked #85659 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Canine surname appeared 218 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Canine.
93.1% or 203 total occurrences were White.
2.2% or 5 total occurrences were Black.
2.2% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
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The numerical value of canine in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of canine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of canine in a Sentence
White Mountain Animal Hospital:
While primarily found on the East Coast, the Canine Influenza Virus (CIV) is emerging and making its way more west of the United States.
It's important to have your dog evaluated by a veterinarian if they are exhibiting any symptoms, the very best way to protect your dog is with a canine influenza vaccine. Vaccination requires two injections given two to four weeks apart, followed by a yearly booster. If a vaccinated dog becomes infected, the vaccine can substantially reduce the severity of the viral infection.
We will support both of these families in this tragic loss, drones and canine teams are assisting our ground and swift water rescue teams again today.
Originally a male was thought to have trespassed onto the property, canine units from HCSO were utilized but no positive contact was made on any male. No contact was made with anyone and no substantiated claims were ever found.
He loves to cuddle and meet new friends (human canine) and has quickly adjusted to life in his new home environment, benji also enjoys squeaky toys, outdoor adventures, and anything he is allowed (or not allowed) to eat. He is the happiest, smartest boy, and I’m so grateful to be his person.
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- caníCatalan, Valencian
- σκυλίσιος, σκυλο-, κυνικόςGreek
- koiraeläin, koiraFinnish
- շնային, շանArmenian
- canis, caninusLatin
- kanin, anjingMalay
- hondachtig, hondsDutch
- псиный, собачийRussian
- răng nanhVietnamese
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