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canine (n.)

late 14c., "a pointed tooth," from Latin caninus "of the dog," genitive of canis "dog" (source of Italian cane, French chien), from PIE root *kwon- "dog." The meaning "a dog" is first recorded 1869.

canine (adj.)

c. 1600, "pertaining to one of the four sharp-pointed tearing teeth between the incisors and the molars," from canine (n.) or Latin caninus. Meaning "pertaining to a dog or dogs" is from 1620s.

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Definitions of canine from WordNet
1
canine (n.)
one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars;
Synonyms: canine tooth / eyetooth / eye tooth / dogtooth / cuspid
canine (n.)
any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles;
Synonyms: canid
2
canine (adj.)
of or relating to a pointed conical tooth;
Synonyms: laniary
canine (adj.)
of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae;
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