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saber–toothed tiger

noun

: a type of large cat that lived in very ancient times and had long, curved teeth

Full Definition of SABER-TOOTHED TIGER

:  any of numerous extinct cats (as genus Smilodon) widely distributed from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene and characterized by long curving upper canines —called also saber-toothed cat
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First Known Use of SABER-TOOTHED TIGER

1849
SABER-TOOTHED TIGER Defined for Kids

saber–toothed tiger

noun

Definition of SABER-TOOTHED TIGER for Kids

:  a very large extinct cat of prehistoric times with long sharp curved upper canine teeth

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