ti·​glon | \ˈtī-glən \

Definition of tiglon 

: a hybrid between a male tiger and a female lion

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YESTERDAY’S ANSWER (mouseover to see): Search [offspring of female lion male tiger] to find this is called a tigon (or tiglon). Ken Denmead, WIRED, "A Google-a-Day Puzzle for Jan. 13," 13 Jan. 2012

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First Known Use of tiglon

1942, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tiglon

tiger + lion

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a nest or breeding place

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