Definition of Machairodus. Meaning of Machairodus. Synonyms of Machairodus

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Definition of Machairodus

Machairodus
Machaerodus Ma*ch[ae]"ro*dus, Machairodus Ma*chai"ro*dus, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? dagger + ? tooth.] (Paleon.) A genus of extinct mammals allied to the cats, and having in the upper jaw canine teeth of remarkable size and strength; -- hence called saber-toothed tigers.

Meaning of Machairodus from wikipedia

- Machairodus is a genus of large machairodontine saber-toothed cats that lived in Africa, Eurasia and North America during the late Miocene. It is the...
- (formerly Machairodus kabir) is suggested to have weighed over 350 kg (770 lb). This would make it comparable in size to Xenosmilus, Machairodus horribillis...
- †Machairodontinae (diverged ?, in the ?) Tribe †Homotherini †Homotherium †Machairodus †Xenosmilus Tribe †Metailurini †Dinofelis †Metailurus Tribe †Smilodontini...
- the Machairodontini or Homotherini with scimitar-toothed cats, such as Machairodus or Homotherium, and the Metailurini, containing genera such as Dinofelis...
- World (Europe/Africa/Asia) species Machairodus aphanistus and the New World (North and South America) species Machairodus catocopis (now know to belong to...
- known for having coined po****r prehistoric taxa like Pterosauria and Machairodus. He was born at Darmstadt. After studying at Göttingen and Heidelberg...
- Emilio Fabrini (1890), without further explanation, for a new subgenus of Machairodus, whose main distinguishing feature was the presence of a large diastema...
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- starts in an African jungle, an open world filled with threats including Machairodus, Metridioc****us, Crocodylus thorbjarnarsoni, Adcrocuta hyenas, African...
- (510–880 lb), making it similar in size to the fellow machairodonts Machairodus horribilis and Amphimachiarodus kabir. Only Smilodon po****tor was noticeably...