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Canicular

Ca`nic´u`lar
a.1.Pertaining to, or measured, by the rising of the Dog Star.
Canicular days
the dog days, See Dog days.
Canicular year
the Egyptian year, computed from one heliacal rising of the Dog Star to another.
Adj.1.canicular - of or relating to the dog days of summer; "the canicular heat of the Deep South"
2.canicular - relating to or especially immediately preceding or following the heliacal rising of Canicula (the Dog Star); "canicular days"
aestival, arctic, ardent, autumn, autumnal, baking, blistering, boiling, boreal, broiling, brumal, burning, burning hot, ebullient, equinoctial, feverish, flushed, grilling, heated, hibernal, hiemal, hot, hot as fire, hot as hell, like a furnace, like an oven, midsummer, midwinter, out of season, overheated, overwarm, parching, piping hot, red-hot, roasting, scalding, scorching, searing, seasonal, seething, simmering, sizzling hot, smoking hot, solstitial, spring, springlike, sudorific, summer, summerlike, summerly, summery, sweating, sweaty, sweltering, sweltry, toasting, torrid, vernal, white-hot, winter, winterlike, wintery, wintry
Browse
canebrake rattlesnake
canecutter
Caned
Canella
canella bark
canella family
Canella winterana
Canella-alba
Canellaceae
Canescent
Canetti
canfield
canful
Cangue
canicola fever
Canicula
-- Canicular --
canicular days
Canicular year
Canicule
canid
Canidae
Caninal
Canine
Canine appetite
canine chorea
canine distemper
Canine letter
Canine madness
canine tooth
caning
Canis
Canis aureus
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