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canine

adjective uk   /ˈkeɪ.naɪn/ us  
of or relating to dogs: The city's canine population (= the number of dogs in the city) has grown dramatically over recent years.

canine

noun [C] uk   /ˈkeɪ.naɪn/ us  

canine noun [C] (TOOTH)

( also canine tooth) one of four pointed teeth in the human mouth

canine noun [C] (DOG)

a dog
Translations of “canine”
in Korean 개의…
in Arabic كَلبي…
in French canin…
in Turkish köpeklere özgü…
in Italian canino, di cane…
in Chinese (Traditional) 犬的,狗的…
in Russian собачий…
in Polish psi…
in Spanish canino…
in Portuguese canino…
in German Hunde-……
in Catalan caní…
in Japanese イヌの…
in Chinese (Simplified) 犬的,狗的…
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