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saber–toothed tiger

noun

Simple Definition of saber–toothed tiger

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of saber–toothed tiger

  1. :  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

1849

First Known Use of saber–toothed tiger

1849


SABER–TOOTHED TIGER Defined for Kids

saber–toothed tiger

noun

Definition of saber–toothed tiger for Students

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




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