liger

[ lahy-ger ]
/ ˈlaɪ gər /

noun

the offspring of a male lion and a female tiger.

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Origin of liger

First recorded in 1935–40; li(on) + (ti)ger
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British Dictionary definitions for liger

liger
/ (ˈlaɪɡə) /

noun

the hybrid offspring of a female tiger and a male lion
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