Canis is a genus containing seven to 10 extant species, including the domestic dog, wolves, coyotes, and jackals, and many extinct species. ==Wolves, dogs and dingos== Wolves, dogs, and dingoes are subspecies of Canis lupus. The original referent of the English word wolf, the Eurasian wolf, is called C. l. lupus to distinguish it from other wolf s...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canis
• (n.) A genus of carnivorous mammals, of the family Canidae, including the dogs and wolves.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/canis/
(Latin) dogFound on http://www.hestories.info/greco-roman-world-glossary.html
genus Canis noun
type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs; wolves; jackalsFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
; plural Canes
(- nēz). [ Latin , a dog.] (Zoology)
A genus of carnivorous mammals, of the family Canidæ
, including the dogs and wolves. - - Canis major
[ Latin , larger dog], a constellation to the southeast of...
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Canis The chief and type genus of the family Canidae that includes the domestic dog, the wolves, and jackals, and sometimes in older classifications, the foxes.
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Latin, meaning: dog.
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[n] - type genus of the Canidae: domestic and wild dogs
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