plural of canine
as in dogs
a domestic mammal that is related to the wolves and foxes in the minds of some, the winner of this prestigious dog show has a fair claim to the title of King of the Canines

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“Canines.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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