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Definition of "canidae" [can•id•ae]

  • 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)."
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