Tigre

noun
Ti·​gre | \ ˈti-(ˌ)grā How to pronounce Tigre (audio) , ˈtē-; tē-ˈgrā \

Definition of Tigre

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a Semitic language of northern Eritrea and adjacent parts of Sudan

Tigre

geographical name
Ti·​gre | \ ˈtē-(ˌ)grā How to pronounce Tigre (audio) , ti-ˈgrā How to pronounce Tigre (audio) , ˈti-(ˌ)grā; specific variants can be found at senses below \

Definition of Tigre (Entry 2 of 2)

1 \ ˈtē-​(ˌ)grā How to pronounce Tigre (audio) \ city in eastern Argentina on islands in the delta of the Paraná River population 376,000

Note: Tigre is a northwestern suburb of Buenos Aires.

2 \ ti-​ˈgrā How to pronounce Tigre (audio) , ˈti-​(ˌ)grā \ — see tigray

Other Words from Tigre

Geographical name

Tigrean \ ti-​ˈgrā-​ən How to pronounce Tigre (audio) \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Tigre

Noun

1878, in the meaning defined above

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Tigray

Tigre

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

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