Unlike most canines, dingoes are capable of rotating their wrists.
canines very large, curved, continuously growing; upper ones directed downwards.
And the order has gone forth that hereafter no canines are to sleep in this house.
From the conspicuous development of such teeth in the Carnivora, especially the dogs, they have received the name of “canines.”
He would lead the way to where three canines were chained in the junkyard.
All the teeth of the animal are rootless, and there are no canines.
The children might be relegated to the nursery but the canines had the run of the boudoir.
Both jaws are armed with narrow bands of sharp teeth and two canines, the upper ones directed forward.
The canines are larger than the incisors, and the molars have sharp cusps.
The canines are largely developed in the male Muskdeer (Moschus) and in Hydropotes.
"pointed tooth," late 14c., from Latin caninus "of the dog," genitive of canis "dog" (source of Italian cane, French chien), from PIE root *kwon- "dog" (cf. Greek kyon, Old English hund, Old High German hunt, Old Irish cu, Welsh ci, Sanskrit svan-, Avestan spa, Russian sobaka (apparently from an Iranian source, e.g. Median spaka), Armenian shun, Lithuanian šuo). The noun meaning "dog" is first recorded 1869.
c.1600, of teeth, from canine (n.) or Latin caninus. Meaning "pertaining to a dog or dogs" is from 1620s.
canine ca·nine (kā'nīn)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of members of the family Canidae.
Of, relating to, or being one of the pointed conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids.
An animal of the family Canidae, especially a dog.
A canine tooth.