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Definition of Tiger wolf
Tiger wolfTiger Ti"ger, n. [OE. tigre, F. tigre, L. tigris, Gr. ti`gris;
probably of Persian origin; cf. Zend tighra pointed, tighri
an arrow, Per. t[=i]r; perhaps akin to E. stick, v.t.; --
probably so named from its quickness.]
1. A very large and powerful carnivore (Felis tigris)
native of Southern Asia and the East Indies. Its back and
sides are tawny or rufous yellow, transversely striped
with black, the tail is ringed with black, the throat and
belly are nearly white. When full grown, it equals or
exceeds the lion in size and strength. Called also royal
tiger, and Bengal tiger.
2. Fig.: A ferocious, bloodthirsty person.
As for heinous tiger, Tamora. --Shak.
3. A servant in livery, who rides with his master or
4. A kind of growl or screech, after cheering; as, three
cheers and a tiger. [Colloq. U. S.]
5. A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.
American tiger. (Zo["o]l.)
(a) The puma.
(b) The jaguar.
Clouded tiger (Zo["o]l.), a handsome striped and spotted
carnivore (Felis macrocelis or F. marmorata) native of
the East Indies and Southern Asia. Its body is about three
and a half feet long, and its tail about three feet long.
Its ground color is brownish gray, and the dark markings
are irregular stripes, spots, and rings, but there are
always two dark bands on the face, one extending back from
the eye, and one from the angle of the mouth. Called also
Mexican tiger (Zo["o]l.), the jaguar.
Tiger beetle (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of
active carnivorous beetles of the family Cicindelid[ae].
They usually inhabit dry or sandy places, and fly rapidly.
Tiger bittern. (Zo["o]l.) See Sun bittern, under Sun.
Tiger cat (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of wild
cats of moderate size with dark transverse bars or stripes
somewhat resembling those of the tiger.
Tiger flower (Bot.), an iridaceous plant of the genus
Tigridia (as T. conchiflora, T. grandiflora, etc.)
having showy flowers, spotted or streaked somewhat like
the skin of a tiger.
Tiger grass (Bot.), a low East Indian fan palm
(Cham[ae]rops Ritchieana). It is used in many ways by
the natives. --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).
Tiger lily. (Bot.) See under Lily.
Tiger moth (Zo["o]l.), any one of numerous species of moths
of the family Arctiad[ae] which are striped or barred
with black and white or with other conspicuous colors. The
larv[ae] are called woolly bears.
Tiger shark (Zo["o]l.), a voracious shark (Galeocerdo
maculatus or tigrinus) more or less barred or spotted
with yellow. It is found in both the Atlantic and Indian
Ocean. Called also zebra shark.
Tiger shell (Zo["o]l.), a large and conspicuously spotted
cowrie (Cypr[ae]a tigris); -- so called from its fancied
resemblance to a tiger in color and markings. Called also
Tiger wolf (Zo["o]l.), the spotted hyena (Hy[ae]na
Tiger wood, the variegated heartwood of a tree
(Mach[ae]rium Schomburgkii) found in Guiana.
Meaning of Tiger wolf from wikipedia
- the spotted hyena
(crocuta crocuta), also known
as the laughing hyena
wolf, is a species
of hyena native
to sub-saharan africa
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- the gray wolf or grey wolf (canis lupus) is a species
of canid native
to the with only human
s and tiger
a serious threat
- the shield
by two thylacine
s (tasmanian tigers/wolfs) with a motto
et fidelitas, which
malabaricus, also known
as the wolf fish, tiger
fish or trahira, is a predatory central
and south american freshwater
- it is commonly known
as the tasmanian tiger
(because of its striped
back) or the tasmanian
to continental australia
(tiger von sabrodt) is the name given
to a wolf shot in lusatia
in 1904; the last free-living wolf to be shot within
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- wolf most commonly means
the gray wolf , canis
lupus. wolf or wolves
may also tiger
wolf , crocuta
crocuta, better known
as the spotted hyena