from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a natural family of doglike mammals including the domestic dogs, wolves, jackals, foxes, hyenas, and coyotes.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A family of digitigrade carnivorous mammals, of the order Feræ, suborder Fissipedia, and series Cynoidea; the dog tribe, Canina, or canine quadrupeds, such as dogs, wolves, and foxes.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. dogs; wolves; jackals; foxes
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