ti·​glon ˈtī-glən How to pronounce tiglon (audio)
: a hybrid between a male tiger and a female lion

Word History


tiger + lion

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tiglon was in 1942

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“Tiglon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tiglon. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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