from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of various widely distributed carnivorous mammals of the family Canidae, which includes the foxes, wolves, dogs, jackals, and coyotes.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any member of the family Canidae, including dogs, wolves, foxes, coyotes and jackals.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. any doglike animal of the family canidae.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A carnivorous mammal of the family Canidæ.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles
From New Latin Canidae, family name, from Canis, type genus, from Latin canis, dog; see canine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)