1. [ noun ] (zoology,dentistry) one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
Synonyms: dogtooth cuspid canine_tooth eye_tooth eyetooth
Related terms: tooth fang
2. [ adjective ] (zoology) of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae
Related terms: zoology Canidae
3. [ adjective ] of or relating to a pointed conical tooth
Synonyms: laniary
4. [ noun ] (zoology) any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
Synonyms: canid
Related terms: carnivore dog fox wolf wild_dog hyena jackal bitch Canidae paw
Similar spelling:   cannon