Definition of canid
: any of a family (Canidae) of carnivorous animals that includes the wolves, jackals, foxes, coyote, and the domestic dog
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Bounties were offered for the canids, and eventually their destruction became institutionalized by the U.S. Biological Survey (today called the Fish and Wildlife Service) and U.S. Park Service.
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Origin and Etymology of canid
New Latin Canidae, from Canis, type genus, from Latin canis
First Known Use: circa 1889
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