saber-toothed cat

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sa·ber-toothed cat

 (sā′bər-to͞otht′)
n.
Any of various extinct cats of the Oligocene Epoch to the Pleistocene Epoch, having long curved upper canine teeth, and including smilodon.
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Scientists believe saber toothed cats likely fed on buffalo, ancient horses, antelopes, and deer.