Definition of Saber-toothed

1. Adjective. Having teeth that resemble sabers. "A saber-toothed tiger"

Exact synonyms: Sabertoothed, Sabre-toothed
Similar to: Toothed



Definition of Saber-toothed

1. Adjective. Having long, sharp, curved fangs ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saber-toothed

sabbeka
sabbing
sabcomeline
sabe
sabed
sabeing
sabella
sabellas
sabellianism
sabellid
sabelliite
sabelloid
saber
saber-rattling
saber-sheath trachea
saber-toothed (current term)
saber-toothed tiger
saber-toothed tigers
saber rattling
saber saw
saber tibia
sabered
sabering
saberlike
sabermetric
sabermetrician
sabermetricians
sabermetrics
sabers

Literary usage of Saber-toothed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Keepers of the Trail: A Story of the Great Woods by Joseph Alexander Altsheler (1916)
""saber-toothed." "Then that king wolf back thar wuz the king o' the saber-toothed tigers in his time. He wuz twelve feet high and twenty-five feet long an' ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"saber-toothed ; having teeth of the pattern of those of the genus ... and the lower canines correspondingly reduced; the saber-toothed tigers. ..."

3. How to Write Simple Science Reports by Jo Ellen Moore (1995)
"SABER -TOOTHED TIGER Provide books and other materials about the saber-toothed tiger for students reporting on this prehistoric animal. ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"For instance in the early members of the family of saber- toothed tigers ... Series of saber-toothed tigers' crania, a, ..."

5. Geology, Physical and Historical by Herdman Fitzgerald Cleland (1916)
"Sloths, mammoths, horses, camels, saber-toothed tigers, together with many birds, among which is a fossil peacock, are only a few of the numerous species ..."

6. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"The animals include 10 foot rhinos; tiny three-toed horses; dogs; saber toothed cats; saber toothed deer; and mastodons. Visitors may watch paleontologists ..."

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