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  • noun One of the pointed teeth behind the incisors and in front of the premolar teeth.

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  • noun one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

Etymologies

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So called because canine teeth are prominent in dogs and cats.

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