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tiger

ti·ger

tiger

pronunciation:
taI gr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large flesh-eating Asian mammal of the cat family that has a distinctive tawny coat marked by black stripes.
 
definition 2: any of several other large members of the cat family.
definition 3: (informal) a ferociously aggressive or energetic person.
derivation: tigerlike (adj.)
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