Tigre

noun
Ti·gre | \ˈti-(ˌ)grā, 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, ti-ˈgrā, ˈti-(ˌ)grā;specific variants can be found at senses below \

Definition of Tigre (Entry 2 of 2)

1 \ˈtē-(ˌ)grā \ 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, ˈti-(ˌ)grā \ — see tigray

Other Words from Tigre

Geographical name

Tigrean \ti-ˈgrā-ən \ adjective or noun

First Known Use of Tigre

Noun

1878, in the meaning defined above

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tigon

Tigrai

Tigray

Tigre

tigress

Tigridia

Tigrigna

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