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Noun: sabre-toothed tiger
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: saber-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
    - saber-toothed tiger [N. Amer], sabertooth [N. Amer], sabretooth [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: sabre-toothed tigers

Type of: big cat, cat

Encyclopedia: Sabre-toothed tiger