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1 : A canine tooth.

2 : Of or pertaining to the pointed tooth on each side the incisors.

3 : Of or pertaining to the family Canidae, or dogs and wolves; having the nature or qualities of a dog; like that or those of a dog.

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1 : Canine


A canine tooth.

2 : Canine


Of or pertaining to the pointed tooth on each side the incisors.

3 : Canine


Of or pertaining to the family Canidae, or dogs and wolves; having the nature or qualities of a dog; like that or those of a dog.

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From Wiktionary


  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Adjective
      • 1.3.1 Synonyms
      • 1.3.2 Translations
    • 1.4 Noun
      • 1.4.1 Synonyms
      • 1.4.2 Translations
      • 1.4.3 See also
      • 1.4.4 References
    • 1.5 Anagrams
  • 2 French
    • 2.1 Pronunciation
    • 2.2 Adjective
    • 2.3 Noun
    • 2.4 Further reading
    • 2.5 Anagrams
  • 3 Italian
    • 3.1 Adjective
  • 4 Latin
    • 4.1 Adjective


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From Latin canīnus (of the dog, dog-like).


  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: kāʹnīn, kanʹīn, IPA(key): /ˈkeɪ.naɪn/, /ˈkæn.aɪn/
  • (General American) enPR: kāʹnīn, IPA(key): /ˈkeɪ.naɪn/
  • Homophone: K9


canine (not comparable)

  1. Of, or pertaining to, a dog or dogs.
    • 1913, Sax Rohmer, The Insidious Dr. Fu Manchu, ch. 8,
      We carried the dog round to the yard, and I examined his head. . . . I accepted the care of the canine patient.
    • 2005, Gareth Roberts, Only Human, page 17
      A lost dog sniffed around the flower beds wishing it had some canine company []
  2. Dog-like.
    • 1891, Arthur Quiller-Couch, "The Affair of Bleakirk-on-Sands," Noughts & Crosses,
      In many respects she made me an admirable wife. Her affection for me was canine—positively.
  3. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to mammalian teeth which are cuspids or fangs.
    • 1872, Charles Darwin, Expression of Emotion in Man and Animals, ch. 10,
      Then his upper lip may be seen to be raised, especially at the corners, so that his huge canine teeth are exhibited.


  • (of dogs): dogly, houndly
  • (dog-like): dogly, doglike, houndly



canine (plural canines)

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  1. Any member of Caninae, the only living subfamily of Canidae.
  2. (formal) Any of certain extant canids regarded as similar to the dog or wolf (including coyotes, jackals, etc.) but distinguished from the vulpines, which are regarded as fox-like.
    • 2010, M. S. Mititch, The Spychip Conspiracy, page 189
      The canine ran across the room to the open window, put his front paws on the sill and pointed his nose at the sidewalk below.
  3. In heterodont mammals, the pointy tooth between the incisors and the premolars; a cuspid.
    • 2006, Amy Sutherland, Kicked, Bitten, and Scratched: Life and Lessons at the World's Premier School for Animal Trainers
      He tried to push Kissu into his cage, but the cougar charged back out and sank his canines into Wilson's rump.
  4. (poker slang) A king and a nine as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em due to phonetic similarity.
    • 2005, Dennis Purdy, The Illustrated Guide to Texas Hold'em, page 270
      You have been dealt King-9 unsuited ("canine") in your pocket.


  • (dog or wolf): dog
  • (pointy tooth): cuspid


See also[edit]

  • lupine
  • vulpine
  • Canini (tribe within subfamily Caninae)
  • cain


  • Weisenberg, Michael (2000) The Official Dictionary of Poker. MGI/Mike Caro University. ISBN 978-1880069523


  • neanic



  • IPA(key): /ka.nin/



  1. feminine singular of canin.


canine f (plural canines)

  1. canine, cuspid.

Further reading[edit]

  • “canine” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).


  • ancien




  1. feminine plural of canino




  1. vocative masculine singular of canīnus