canine: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kā'nīn), [key]
- of or like a dog; pertaining to or characteristic of dogs: canine loyalty.
- of or pertaining to the four pointed teeth, esp. prominent in dogs, situated one on each side of each jaw, next to the incisors.
- a canid.
- a dog.
- a canine tooth; cuspid. See illus. under
- canine (Thesaurus)