from The Century Dictionary.
- Fox-like; vulpine: applied to a group or series of carnivorous mammals of which the common fox is the type, as distinguished from the thoöid series, which includes the dogs and wolves.
- noun One of the alopecoid or vulpine series of canine quadrupeds: as, “alopecoids, or vulpine forms,”
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Similarto or resemblinga fox.
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