a tiger, Panthera tigris tigris, found mainly in India and Bangladesh: an endangered species.
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How to use Bengal tiger in a sentence
They are said to attain larger dimensions in these northern latitudes than their southern congener, the better-known Bengal tiger.Mythical Monsters | Charles Gould
Yet out of the whole box of masks it had been the Bengal tiger's fiercely bewhiskered visage that had fascinated Flame the most.Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The unflinching glare of the Bengal tiger only served to increase her self-reproach.Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs | Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The animal, a fine specimen of the Royal Bengal tiger, was valued at £400.Norfolk Annals | Charles Mackie
It may, perhaps, not be amiss to observe here that when the word tiger is used it does not mean the Bengal tiger.Wanderings in South America | Charles Waterton