Definition of

Canid

  1. (noun, animal) any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

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Synonyms of Canid

canine

Alternate forms of Canid

Hyponyms: bitch, canis aureus, canis familiaris, dog, domestic dog, fox, hyaena, hyena, jackal, wild dog, wolf

Hypernyms: carnivore

Origin of the word Canid

  1. member of the Canid? family, 1889, from Mod.L. Canid?, from L. canis "dog" (see canine). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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