Meaning of 'canine'

Find the meaning of the word ‘canine’

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Meaning of ‘canine’

4 definitions found.



of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae


of or relating to a pointed conical tooth

Synonyms: laniary


any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

Synonyms: canid


one of the four pointed conical teeth located between the incisors and the premolars

Example: "The dentist noticed I needed a filling in my upper-right canine."

Synonyms: dogtooth canine tooth eyetooth eye tooth cuspid

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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