Canine vs. Feline

Canine vs. Feline — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Canine and Feline

Canineadjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of the canids.

Felineadjective

Of or belonging to the family Felidae, which includes the lions, tigers, jaguars, and wild and domestic cats; felid.

Canineadjective

Of, relating to, or being one of the pointed conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids.

Felineadjective

Suggestive of a cat, as in suppleness or stealthiness.

Caninenoun

An animal of the family Canidae, especially a dog.

Felinenoun

An animal of the family Felidae.

Caninenoun

One of the pointed, conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids. Also called cuspid.

Felineadjective

Of or pertaining to cats.

Canineadjective

Of, or pertaining to, a dog or dogs.

Felineadjective

catlike (resembling a cat)

Canineadjective

Dog-like.

Felinenoun

(formal) A cat; member of the cat family Felidae.

Canineadjective

(anatomy) Of or pertaining to mammalian teeth which are cuspids or fangs.

Felinenoun

any of various lithe-bodied round-headed fissiped mammals many with retractile claws

Canineadjective

Of an appetite: depraved or inordinate; used to describe eating disorders.

Felineadjective

of or relating to cats;

feline fur

Caninenoun

Any member of Caninae, the only living subfamily of Canidae.

Caninenoun

(formal) Any of certain extant canids regarded as similar to the dog or wolf (including coyotes, jackals, etc.) but distinguished from the vulpines, which are regarded as fox-like.

Caninenoun

In heterodont mammals, the pointy tooth between the incisors and the premolars; a cuspid.

Caninenoun

(poker slang) A king and a nine as a starting hand in Texas hold 'em due to phonetic similarity.

Caninenoun

one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars

Caninenoun

any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles

Canineadjective

of or relating to a pointed conical tooth

Canineadjective

of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae