a river in NE Quebec, Canada, flowing NW to the Larch River (Mélèzes) 575 miles (925 km) long.
an acute febrile disease of humans and dogs, characterized by inflammation of the stomach and intestines and by jaundice: caused by a spirochete, Leptospira canicola.
noun another name for Sirius Historical Examples The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1 Francis Maitland Balfour History of the Plague in London Daniel Defoe The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4) Francis Maitland Balfour
pertaining to the rising of the Dog Star or to the star itself. Historical Examples The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened Kenelm Digby adjective of or relating to the star Sirius or its rising adj.
any animal of the dog family Canidae, including the wolves, jackals, hyenas, coyotes, foxes, and domestic dogs. Historical Examples Parasites T. Spencer Cobbold The Philosophy of Natural Theology William Jackson The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Vol. I. Charles Darwin A New Doglike Carnivore, Genus Cynarctus, From the Clarendonian, Pliocene, of Texas E. […]