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ti·ger

tiger

 
pronunciation:
taI gr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large, very strong mammal with short, yellow-orange fur and black stripes. Tigers are carnivores. They live in several parts of Asia but are endangered in all their habitats. Tigers are the largest of the big cats and are closely related to lions, leopards, and other cats that roar.
 
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derivations: tigerish (adj.), tigerlike (adj.)
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