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1  —as in:
canine unit
Definition of or relating to dogs
  • They called in a canine search-and-rescue team.
canine = of or relating to dogs
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • A canine unit smelled marijuana in the locker.
  • canine = of or relating to dogs
  • The green eyes glowering at me are unlike any dog or wolf, any canine I've ever seen.
    Suzanne Collins  --  The Hunger Games
canine = of or relating to dogs

Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list —®Wikipedia ArticleGoogle Images - canine (dog)
2  —as in:
dog's canine
Definition conical-shaped teeth found in dogs and many other mammals
  • Canines help to tear food apart.
canines = conical-shaped teeth
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • My upper canines are so pronounced, I call them fangs.
  • canines = conical-shaped teeth
  • I admire her intact canines from afar.
    Katherine Applegate  --  The One and Only Ivan
  • canines = conical-shaped teeth
  • In particular, by some trick of the light, the canine teeth looked longer and sharper than the rest.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • canine = conical-shaped (like a dog's teeth)
  • His upper canines had never grown in, and the string of holistic dentists my parents had taken him to as a child had failed to notice until it was too late.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • canines = conical-shaped teeth
  • The Count smiled, and as his lips ran back over his gums, the long, sharp, canine teeth showed out strangely.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • canine = conical-shaped (like a dog's teeth)
  • "With this and this," and he touched one of the canine teeth and that below it, "the little children can be bitten."
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • canine = conical-shaped
  • In short, because Shawn lost his canines, I was able to keep mine.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • canines = conical-shaped teeth
  • They were all of the thinnest foreign post, and looking at them, then at him, and noticing his quiet smile, with the sharp, canine teeth lying over the red underlip, I understood as well as if he had spoken that I should be more careful what I wrote, for he would be able to read it.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
canine = conical-shaped

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