Find the word definition

Crossword clues for canid

The Collaborative International Dictionary

canid \can"id\ (k[a^]n"[i^]d; k[=a]n"[i^]d), n. any doglike animal of the family canidae.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

member of the Canidae family (dogs, wolves, foxes, jackals), 1889, from Modern Latin Canidae, from Latin canis "dog" (see canine (n.)) + -idae.


n. Any member of the family Canidae, including dogs, wolf, foxes, coyotes and jackals.


n. any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles [syn: canine]

Usage examples of "canid".

Options are: armor characteristics, biometrics, canid interface, cognitive extension, external communications, maintenance, memory and storage, miscellaneous settings, product specifications, shielding, smart matter, stealth, tactical support, weapons interfacing, user preferences.

Another time, a whiff of a musky canid odor from some distance away sent her bounding ahead, to stand rigid, baring her upper fangs without thinking, until she was certain the black bear had long since passed.

Not full-blooded canid, but she's got as much of Ray in her as she does from her mother's side of the family.

Not like the hawks or cuckoos did, not so focused and strong, but if she did, her corbæ and canid blood would make it all that more potent.

There are lots of different kinds of canids from the known worlds, and espwolves are rare.

At each, a marine guard came over to the floater while two others stood nearby with blast rifles ready, pointed in our direction, guard canids at heel.

Crake’s model had been the canids and the mustelids, and a couple of other families and species as well.