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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Tasmanian tiger

First Known Use of Tasmanian tiger

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Tasmanian tiger was circa 1891

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“Tasmanian tiger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tasmanian%20tiger. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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