tiger's-jaw

noun
plural tiger's-jaws

Definition of tiger's-jaw

: a southern African fig marigold (Faucaria tigrinum synonym Mesembryanthemum tigrinum) having long ciliate teeth on the upturned leaf margins — compare cat-chop

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“Tiger's-jaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiger%27s-jaw. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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