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Noun: saber-toothed tiger
Usage: N. Amer (elsewhere: sabre-toothed tiger)
  1. Any of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene
    - sabertooth [N. Amer], sabre-toothed tiger [Brit, Cdn], sabretooth [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: saber-toothed tigers

Type of: big cat, cat

Encyclopedia: Saber-toothed tiger