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Noun: thylacine  'thI-lu,sIn or 'thI-lu,seen
  1. Rare doglike carnivorous marsupial of Tasmania having stripes on its back; probably extinct
    - Tasmanian wolf, Tasmanian tiger, Thylacinus cynocephalus

Derived forms: thylacines

Type of: dasyurid, dasyurid marsupial

Part of: genus Thylacinus, Thylacinus

Encyclopedia: Thylacine