(Greek > Latin: a suffix that is used to form hundreds of words that mean: similar to, resembling, like, characterized by, or of the nature of)
This element is also utilized to form abstract nouns; feminine common nouns; and it is used in chemistry to form names of alkaloids and bases or names of elements.
2. Scheming or devious; highly complicated, intricate and involved.
2. Cancrine (or palindromic) verse: (Latin) verses which are the same when read either forwards or backwards, as “Roma tibi subito motibus ibit amor.”
"Some organizations provide canine therapy with old people and even children when they take dogs for friendly visits."
2. One of four pointed conical teeth: "There are normally two-pointed canine teeth in the upper jaw and two in the lower jaw."
2. Any of various fissiped mammals with nonretractile claws and typically long muzzles.
3. Of, relating to, or being one of the pointed conical teeth located between the incisors and the first bicuspids.
4. One of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars.
2. Of or belonging to the genus Capreolus of Cervidae.
On the little farm, Jack and Jill wanted to have some caprine animals so they could drink their milk!
2. From the family Cathartidae consisting of New World vultures and condors.
This family contains seven species of large carrion-feeding birds found in North and South America naked heads, often colored; wings are broad, up to 3.5 meters span; habits are solitary or gregarious, and monogamous; they usually nest on the ground or in tree hollows.