canine (def 2).
of or like a dog; relating to or characteristic of dogs: canine loyalty. Anatomy, Zoology. of or relating to the four pointed teeth, especially prominent in dogs, situated one on each side of each jaw, next to the incisors. a canid, or member of the dog family Canidae. a dog. a canine tooth; cuspid. Contemporary […]
the act of providing chairs or the like with seats made of woven cane. woven cane for seats of chairs or the like. a beating with a cane. a stick or short staff used to assist one in walking; walking stick. a long, hollow or pithy, jointed woody stem, as that of bamboo, rattan, sugar […]
the Great Dog, a southern constellation between Puppis and Orion, containing Sirius, the Dog Star, the brightest of the stars. noun (Latin genitive) Canis Majoris (məˈdʒɔːrɪs) a constellation in the S hemisphere close to Orion, containing Sirius, the brightest star in the sky Also called the Great Dog Canis Major (kā’nĭs) A constellation in the […]
the Little or Lesser Dog, a small southern constellation west of Orion and south of Gemini, containing the bright star Procyon. noun (Latin genitive) Canis Minoris (maɪˈnɔːrɪs) a small constellation in the N hemisphere close to Orion, containing the first magnitude star Procyon Also called the Little Dog Canis Minor A constellation in the Northern […]