tiger
n.

1) a Bengal; man-eating; saber-toothed; Siberian tiger

2) tigers growl, roar

3) a young tiger is a cub

4) a female tiger is a tigress

5) (misc.) to fight like a tiger ('to fight very fiercely'); a paper tiger ('one who only seems to pose a threat')

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['taɪgə]
Siberian tiger
man-eating
saber-toothed
a paper tiger ('one who only seems to pose a threat')
a Bengal
a female tiger is a tigress
a young tiger is a cub
tigers growl
(misc.) to fight like a tiger ('to fight very fiercely')

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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