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canid any member of an animal family (Canidae) that includes wolves, coyotes, dogs, foxes, and the like.
canine of, related to, or similar to dogs, foxes, and wolves. [4 definitions]
Canis Major a winter constellation in the northern sky, located below Monoceros and containing the brightest of all stars, Sirius; Big Dog.
Canis Minor a winter constellation in the northern sky, located between Monoceros and Gemini and containing the bright star Procyon; Little Dog.
canister a small, usu. metal container for dry substances such as flour or coffee. [2 definitions]
canker an ulcerous sore, esp. inside the mouth. [7 definitions]
cankerworm any of several moth larvae that feed on fruit and foliage often destroying fruit and shade trees.
canna any of various broad-leaved tropical plants with large colorful flowers.
cannabis the dried flowering tops of the Indian hemp plant, or the plant itself; marijuana; hashish.
canned sealed within a can or jar. [2 definitions]
cannel a variety of highly volatile, oily coal that burns readily and brightly; cannel coal.
cannel coal see cannel.
cannelloni (usu. used with a sing. verb) large tubes of pasta which are usu. boiled, stuffed with meat or cheese, and baked in a sauce.
cannery a factory for canning food.
cannibal a person who eats human flesh. [3 definitions]
cannibalize to take apart (a vehicle or other machine) so as to use the parts in other vehicles or machines. [4 definitions]
cannikin a small can or cup.
canning the act, process, or business of preserving foods in cans or jars.
cannon a large mounted gun for firing heavy shells. [4 definitions]
cannonade an extended, massive firing of cannon. [2 definitions]
cannonball a round iron or steel projectile to be fired by a cannon. [4 definitions]