any of several extinct members of the cat family Felidae from the Oligocene to Pleistocene Epochs, having greatly elongated, saberlike upper canine teeth.
Sid the Sloth
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Lions and Tigers and Bears, Et Al.
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Origin of saber-toothed tiger
First recorded in 1840–50
Also called sa·ber·tooth [sey-ber-tooth] /ˈseɪ bərˌtuθ/.
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