tiglon

[ tahy-gluh n ]
/ ˈtaɪ glən /

noun

the offspring of a male tiger and a female lion.
Also ti·gon [tahy-guh n] /ˈtaɪ gən/.
Compare liger.

Origin of tiglon

First recorded in 1940–45; tig(er) + l(i)on
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British Dictionary definitions for tigon

tigon

tiglon (ˈtɪɡlɒn)

/ (ˈtaɪɡən) /

noun

the hybrid offspring of a male tiger and a female lion
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