Canis familiaris


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Canis familiaris 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"
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In literature:

Canis familiaris australasiae, Desmarest, Mamm.
"Narrative of a Survey of the Intertropical and Western Coasts of Australia] [Volume 2 of 2]" by Phillip Parker King