canid


ca·nid

noun \ˈka-nəd, ˈkā-\

Definition of CANID

:  any of a family (Canidae) of carnivorous animals that includes the wolves, jackals, foxes, coyote, and the domestic dog

Origin of CANID

New Latin Canidae, from Canis, type genus, from Latin canis
First Known Use: circa 1889

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