genus Canis

noun
type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackals
Syn: ↑Canis
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Canidae, ↑family Canidae
Member Meronyms: ↑dog, ↑domestic dog, ↑Canis familiaris, ↑wolf, ↑jackal, ↑Canis aureus

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  • Canis — Taxobox name = Canis fossil range =miocene (9.0 Ma) to recent [http://pbdb.org] image width = 200px image caption = Gray Wolf, Canis lupus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Canidae subfamilia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Canis — noun type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackals • Syn: ↑genus Canis • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Canidae, ↑family Canidae • Member Meronyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canis laniger — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canis lupus — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canis occidentalis — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canis pallipes — Wolf Wolf, n.; pl. {Wolves}. [OE. wolf, wulf, AS. wulf; akin to OS. wulf, D. & G. wolf, Icel. [=u]lfr, Sw. ulf, Dan. ulv, Goth. wulfs, Lith. vilkas, Russ. volk , L. lupus, Gr. ly kos, Skr. v[.r]ka; also to Gr. e lkein to draw, drag, tear in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canis familiaris — Dog Dog (d[o^]g), n. [AS. docga; akin to D. dog mastiff, Dan. dogge, Sw. dogg.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A quadruped of the genus {Canis}, esp. the domestic dog ({Canis familiaris}). Note: The dog is distinguished above all others of the inferior animals… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canis falconeri — Taxobox name = Canis falconeri status = Fossil regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Carnivora familia = Canidae genus = Canis species = falconeri binomial = Canis falconeri Canis falconeri is the the relative of Canis… …   Wikipedia

  • Canis familiaris — noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds the dog barked all night • Syn: ↑dog, ↑domestic dog • Hypernyms: ↑canine, ↑canid,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Canis latrans mearnsi — Taxobox name = Coyote image width = 200px status = LC trend = up status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=Sillero Zubiri Hoffmann|year=2004|id=3745|title=Canis latrans|downloaded=05 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why this species is of… …   Wikipedia

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