Definition of Canis niger

1. Noun. Reddish-grey wolf of southwestern North America.

Exact synonyms: Canis Rufus, Maned Wolf, Red Wolf
Generic synonyms: Wolf



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Canis Niger

Canes Venatici
Canetti
Canfield
Cangjie
Canicula
Canidae
Canis
Canis Major
Canis Minor
Canis aureus
Canis dingo
Canis familiaris
Canis latrans
Canis lupus
Canis lupus tundrarum
Canis niger (current term)
Canis rufus
Canna edulis
Canna generalis
Canna indica
Cannabidaceae
Cannabis indica
Cannabis sativa
Cannaceae
Cannae
Cannaregio
Cannes
Cannizzaro
Cannizzaro's reaction
Cannon

Literary usage of Canis niger

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1. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"1176,) which was afterwards described by Mr. Sclater as Canis niger, from living specimens in the London Zoological Gardens. It is probable that this black ..."

2. The Animals and Man: An Elementary Textbook of Zoology and Human Physiology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Mary Isabel McCracken (1911)
"... the black Thibet wolf (Canis niger) of Thibet, and the coyote (Canis latrans) and dun-gray wolf (Canis occidentalis) of North America. ..."

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