canid \can"id\ (k[a^]n"[i^]d; k[=a]n"[i^]d), n. any doglike animal of the family {canidae}. [PJC]

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  • canid — CANÍD, canide, s.n. (La pl.) Familie de mamifere carnivore digitigrade, cu gheare neretractile şi cu patru degete la picioarele dinainte şi cinci la cele din spate, din care fac parte lupul, vulpea, şacalul etc.; (şi la sg.) animal din această… …   Dicționar Român

  • canid — member of the Canidæ family, 1889, from Mod.L. Canidæ, from L. canis dog (see CANINE (Cf. canine)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • canid — [kan′id] n. CANINE (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • canid — noun Etymology: New Latin Canidae, from Canis, type genus, from Latin canis Date: circa 1889 any of a family (Canidae) of carnivorous animals that includes the wolves, jackals, foxes, coyote, and the domestic dog …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • canid — /kan id, kay nid/, n. any animal of the dog family Canidae, including the wolves, jackals, hyenas, coyotes, foxes, and domestic dogs. [1885 90; < NL Canidae, equiv. to Can(is) a genus, including the dog and wolf (L: dog) + idae ID2] * * * …   Universalium

  • canid — noun ˈkeɪnədˈkænəd Any member of the family Canidae, including dogs, wolves, foxes, coyotes and jackals …   Wiktionary

  • canid — ca·nid (kaґnid) (kanґid) any member of the family Canidae …   Medical dictionary

  • cànid — cà|nid Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • canid — n. meat eating mammal of the dog family (includes wolves, coyotes, jackals, foxes, dingoes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • canid — [ kanɪd] noun Zoology a mammal of the dog family (Canidae) …   English new terms dictionary

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