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Canine vs. Vulpine

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  • Canine (adjective)

    Of, or pertaining to, a dog or dogs.

  • Canine (adjective)

    Dog-like.

  • Canine (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to mammalian teeth which are cuspids or fangs.

  • Canine (adjective)

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

  • Canine (noun)

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

  • Canine (noun)

    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.

  • Canine (noun)

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

  • Canine (noun)

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

  • Vulpine (adjective)

    Pertaining to a fox.

  • Vulpine (adjective)

    Having the characteristics of a fox, foxlike; cunning.

  • Vulpine (noun)

    Any of certain canids called foxes (including the true foxes, the arctic fox and the grey fox); distinguished from the canines, which are regarded as similar to the dog and wolf.

  • Vulpine (noun)

    A person considered vulpine (cunning); a fox.

Wiktionary
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  • Canine (adjective)

    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.

  • Canine (adjective)

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

  • Canine (noun)

    A canine tooth.

  • Vulpine (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the fox; resembling the fox; foxy; cunning; crafty; artful.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Canine (noun)

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

  • Canine (noun)

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

  • Canine (adjective)

    of or relating to a pointed conical tooth

  • Canine (adjective)

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

  • Vulpine (adjective)

    resembling or characteristic of a fox;

    "vulpine cunning"

Princeton's WordNet
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