Of or pertaining to prehistoric creatures with savage teeth.

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  • sabre-toothed — /ˈseɪbə tuθt/ (say saybuh toohtht) adjective having sabre like teeth, as some extinct feline mammals and marsupials whose long upper canine teeth sometimes extended below the margin of the lower jaw, as the sabre toothed tiger …  

  • sabre-toothed — adj. Sabre toothed is used with these nouns: ↑tiger …   Collocations dictionary

  • sabre-toothed — sabretooth ► NOUN ▪ a large extinct carnivore of the cat family with massive curved upper canine teeth. DERIVATIVES sabre toothed adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • sabre-toothed cat — ▪ subfamily of mammals  any of the extinct (extinction) catlike carnivores (carnivore) belonging either to the extinct family Nimravidae or the subfamily Machairodontinae of the cat family (Felidae (feline)). Named for the pair of elongated,… …   Universalium

  • Sabre-toothed blenny — Taxobox name = Sabre toothed blenny regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Actinopterygii ordo = Perciformes familia = Blenniidae genus = Aspidontus species = A. taeniatus binomial = Aspidontus taeniatus binomial authority = Quoy Gaimard,… …   Wikipedia

  • sabre-toothed tiger — or sabre toothed cat Any of the extinct cat species forming the subfamily Machairodontinae. They had two long, bladelike canine teeth in the upper jaw. They lived from 36.6 million years ago to about 10,000 years ago, arising in North America and …   Universalium

  • sabre-toothed cat — noun the sabre toothed tiger …   Wiktionary

  • sabre-toothed whale — Šteinegerio dvidantis statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Mesoplodon stejnegeri angl. Bering Sea beaked whale; sabre toothed whale; Stejneger’s beaked whale vok. Steineger’s Zweizahnwal rus. командорский… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • sabre-toothed — adjective having teeth that resemble sabers a saber toothed tiger • Syn: ↑saber toothed, ↑sabertoothed • Similar to: ↑toothed …   Useful english dictionary

  • sabre-toothed tiger — noun Any of numerous species of prehistoric cat like mammals. A cat of the Machairodontinae subfamily of the Felidae. Syn: sabre tooth …   Wiktionary

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