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English definition of “sabre-toothed tiger”

sabre-toothed tiger

noun [C]     /ˌseɪ.bə.tuːθtˈtaɪ.ɡər/ US  /-bɚ.tuːθtˈtaɪ.ɡɚ/
a large wild cat that lived in the past, with two long , curved front teeth Felines (cats)
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