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Canine vs. Conine

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Canineadjective

Of, or pertaining to, a dog or dogs.

Coninenoun

A powerful and very poisonous vegetable alkaloid found in the hemlock (Conium maculatum) and extracted as a colorless oil, C8H17N, of strong repulsive odor and acrid taste. It is regarded as a derivative of piperidine and likewise of one of the collidines. It occasions a gradual paralysis of the motor nerves. Called also coniine, coneine, conia, etc. See Conium, 2.

Canineadjective

Dog-like.

Canineadjective

(anatomy) Of or pertaining to mammalian teeth which are cuspids or fangs.

Canineadjective

Of an appetite: depraved or inordinate; used to describe eating disorders.

Caninenoun

Any member of Caninae, the only living subfamily of Canidae.

Caninenoun

(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.

Caninenoun

In heterodont mammals, the pointy tooth between the incisors and the premolars; a cuspid.

Caninenoun

(poker slang) A king and a nine as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em due to phonetic similarity.

Canineadjective

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

Canineadjective

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

Caninenoun

A canine tooth.

Caninenoun

one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

Caninenoun

any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

Canineadjective

of or relating to a pointed conical tooth

Canineadjective

of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae

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