sa·​ber-toothed ˈsā-bər-ˌtütht How to pronounce saber-toothed (audio)
: having long sharp canine teeth

Examples of saber-toothed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fear of a demon or monster or saber-toothed tiger stalking you. Ethan Shanfeld, Variety, 10 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of saber-toothed was in 1849

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“Saber-toothed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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