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  Definition of Canis familiaris
  1. 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"
Similar Words: dog, domestic dog

 

Hyponyms: pooch, doggie, doggy, barker, bow-wow, cur, mongrel, mutt, lapdog, toy dog, toy, hunting dog, working dog, dalmatian, coach dog, carriage dog, basenji, pug, pug-dog, Leonberg, Newfoundland, Great Pyrenees, spitz, griffon, Brussels griffon, Belgian griffon, corgi, Welsh corgi, poodle, poodle dog, Mexican hairless

 

Member Meronyms: Canis, genus Canis, pack

 

 
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