A natural family of doglike mammals including the domestic dogs, wolves, jackals, foxes, hyenas, and coyotes.(noun)
Gnu Collaboartive International Dictionary of English: licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)
Use "canidae" in a sentence
"It usually refers to sentient beings, while the rest is described with "canidae"."
"Dogs canidae are also obligate carnivores but are specialized for pack hunting."
"We need to know if you knew the cruelty involved in shooting wolves from the air before you offered that $150 bounty for dead monogamous wolf fathers and mothers (we hear you're a cat person, but I think shooting canidae lupi is going too far, even for a cat person)."