HyperDic: genus_canis

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Canis:
NOUNanimalgenus Canis, Canistype genus of the Canidae
English > genus Canis: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningtype genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackals.
SynonymCanis
Member ofCanidae, family Canidaedogs
Membersdog, domestic dog, Canis familiarisA member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times
jackal, Canis aureusOld World nocturnal canine mammal closely related to the dog
wolfAny of various predatory carnivorous canine mammals of North America and Eurasia that usually hunt in packs
Broadermammal genusA genus of mammals
Spanishcanis, Canis, género Canis, genus canis
Catalancanis, Canis, genus canis

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