- canine distemper,
- canine leptospirosis,
- canine parvovirus,
- canine spasm,
- canine tooth
Origin of canine
Examples from the Web for canine
Me & Dog is off to a promising start and Mary Magdalene has some canine companionship.
Catcoin And so explains the birth of Catcoin, the latest creation hell-bent on knocking its canine counterpart off its perch.Dogecoin, Coinye, & Catcoin: A Dummy’s Guide to Cryptocurrencies|Charlotte Lytton|January 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Professional shows weren't his thing, but this canine will wear just about anything and pose for the camera.
Right after all the parades for record-setting grain harvests and successful launches of canine cosmonauts.
The arresting officer follows a hunch and calls in a canine search unit that happens to be in the area.The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico|Nick Romeo|August 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
So saying, the scout laid before his canine friend the last piece of his dried buffalo meat.Indian Child Life|Charles A. Eastman
The case is worth recording, as affording another proof of the general instinct and sagacity of the canine race.Anecdotes of Dogs|Edward Jesse
In spite of my fears, neither did the storm break, nor did we receive a visit during the night from our canine neighbours.In the Wilds of Africa|W.H.G. Kingston
The matter has been much discussed in canine circles, and we understand that there may be trouble.
I am always more interested in the canine race than in the blossoms of humanity.Lazy Thoughts of a Lazy Girl|Jenny Wren
noun also: canid (ˈkænɪd)
Word Origin for canine
"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.