plural noun Cy·noi·dea \sə̇ˈnȯidēə, sīˈ-\

Definition of Cynoidea

in some classifications

  1. :  a division of Carnivora comprising mammals that resemble dogs as distinguished from those that resemble bears, the two groups being now usually combined as the Arctoidea

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Origin and Etymology of cynoidea

New Latin, from cyn- + -oidea

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