Synonyms for (noun) Canis familiaris

Synonyms: dog, domestic dog, Canis familiaris

Definition: 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

Usage: the dog barked all night

Similar words: domestic animal, domesticated animal

Definition: any of various animals that have been tamed and made fit for a human environment


Similar words: canid, canine

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