Siberian tiger

noun

Definition of Siberian tiger 

: a large endangered tiger (Panthera tigris altaica) formerly inhabiting eastern Siberia to Korea but now much restricted in range

First Known Use of Siberian tiger

1889, in the meaning defined above

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