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Tasmanian tiger

noun

Definition of TASMANIAN TIGER

:  a somewhat doglike carnivorous marsupial (Thylacinus cynocephalus) that formerly inhabited Tasmania but is now considered extinct —called also Tasmanian wolf, thylacine

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First Known Use of TASMANIAN TIGER

circa 1891

Rhymes with TASMANIAN TIGER

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