ETYM Latin canicularis; cf. French caniculaire.
1. Of or relating to the dog days of summer.
2. Relating to or especially immediately preceding or following the heliacal rising of Canicula (the Dog Star).
Pertaining to the dog star.
Pertaining to dog star or dog days.
ETYM Latin caninus, from canis dog: cf. French canin. Related to Hound.
1. Of or relating to a pointed conical tooth.
2. (Zoology) Of or relating to or characteristic of members of the family Canidae.
2. Stylish in a showy way
Resembling a dog; especially in devotion.