HyperDic: saber-toothed_tiger

English > 1 sense of the expression saber-toothed tiger:
NOUNanimalsaber-toothed tiger, sabertoothany of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth
English > saber-toothed tiger: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningAny of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene.
Synonymsabertooth
NarrowerSmiledon californicusNorth American sabertooth
false saber-toothed tigerNorth American cat of the Miocene and Pliocene
Broaderbig cat, catAny of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild

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