saber-toothed

[ sey-ber-tootht ]
/ ˈseɪ bərˌtuθt /

adjective

having long, saberlike upper canine teeth, sometimes extending below the margin of the lower jaw.

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Origin of saber-toothed

First recorded in 1840–50
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