Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A group of digitigrade carnivorous mammals, coincident with the family Canidæ; the dog tribe. See Cynoidea.

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Examples

  • Se vuoi ti lascio la ricetta per gli occhi di bue alla rosa canina.

    Ovis Mollis « Baking History

  • Quando sono ben freddi, si spalma sulla base una confettura a scelta (io preferisco quella di rosa canina perchè ha una consistenza che adoro, tipo una gelatina liquida, in più non è dolce), si appiccica la parte superiore precedentemente spolverizzata di zucchero a velo.

    Ovis Mollis « Baking History

  • The native dog rose Rosa canina of our hedgerows is a single rose.

    Gardens: Roses - A modern romance

  • The principal arboreal communities of the ecoregion include: Quercus robur ssp. pedunculiflora forest, Pinus sylvestris montane forest, wild orchards of Rosaceae species, Rosa pimpinellifolia-Rosa canina shrublands, Platanus orientalis valley forest, humid relict Euxinic forests of Alnus spp-Castenea sativa-Acer spp.

    Eastern Anatolian deciduous forests

  • Before bringing the dogs back I obtained a "Certificado Zoosanitario" for two dogs which requires a lot of numbers, dates and evidence of recent vaccination for rabies, triple canina, and parovirus.

    Pets in Mexico

  • She turned left at the edge of the meadow, picking her way toward a stand of dog rose, Rosa canina, a tall, dense shrub well armed with hooked thorns, no place to seek cover.

    Incubus

  • 'Sonat hic de nare canina littera'; and compare Ben Jonson, _English

    Characters from 17th Century Histories and Chronicles

  • Von Maltzan says that the rose there grown for otto is the dog-rose (_R. canina_), and that it is extremely fragrant, 20 lb.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 275, April 9, 1881

  • _To dye Yellow on Linen with the Lichen Peltigera canina_ (a large flat lichen growing on rocks in woods).

    Vegetable Dyes Being a Book of Recipes and Other Information Useful to the Dyer

  • The scentless Dog Violet (_Viola canina_) is likewise mildly laxative, and possesses the virtues of the _Viola odorata_ in a lesser degree.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

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