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

Derived forms: sabertooths

Type of: big cat, cat

Encyclopedia: Sabertooth