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Related topics: Animals
canineca‧nine1 /ˈkeɪnaɪn, ˈkæ- $ ˈkeɪ-/ adjective  HBArelating to dogs canine diseases her loyal canine friend
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canineNot content with ravaging postmen, our canine friends, it seems, now rate runners' legs high on the menu.Meye etal reported that tight junctions in the canine gastric mucosa were significantly damaged by exposure to aspirin.Studies document canine harassment of plovers.But they continue to fight like a pair of miniature canine Kendo warriors.On the following day, I went to a big market where canine meat was sold.Using its long canine teeth, it can neatly nip fins or remove the eyes of its tankmates.a police canine unitThese qualities serve Boy well in the course of his canine wanderings.
Related topics: Animals, Human
caninecanine2 noun [countable]  1 (also canine tooth) one of the four sharp pointed teeth in the front of your mouth2 formal a dog
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canineThe false canine on the upper right side of his mouth began to ache.A perfectly normal canine went barking mad with lust when Lizzy pressed the printer.
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