What does canis familiaris mean?

canis familiaris meaning in General Dictionary

an associate of this genus Canis (probably descended through the common wolf) that's been domesticated by guy since prehistoric times; does occur in many types

Sentence Examples with the word canis familiaris

If, on the other hand, pariahs, and consequently the dingo, cannot be separated specifically from the domesticated dogs of western Europe, then the dingo should be designated Canis familiaris dingo.

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