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{adj: saber-toothed, sabertoothed, sabre-toothed} having teeth that resemble sabers
"a saber-toothed tiger"



{n: Felidae, family Felidae} cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers

{n: Panthera, genus Panthera} lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers

{n: Smiledon, genus Smiledon} saber-toothed tigers

{n: cavalry sword, saber, sabre} a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back

{n: false saber-toothed tiger} North American cat of the Miocene and Pliocene; much earlier and less specialized than members of the genus Smiledon

{n: saber rattling, sabre rattling} the ostentatious display of military power (with the implied threat that it might be used)

{n: saber saw, jigsaw, reciprocating saw} a portable power saw with a reciprocating blade; can be used with a variety of blades depending on the application and kind of cut; generally have a plate that rides on the surface that is being cut

{n: saber, sabre} a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle

{n: saber-toothed tiger, sabertooth} any of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene

{n: scimitar} a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade

{v: saber, sabre} kill with a saber

{v: sabre, saber} cut or injure with a saber


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