false saber-toothed tiger
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|Noun||1.||false saber-toothed tiger - North American cat of the Miocene and Pliocene; much earlier and less specialized than members of the genus Smiledon|
sabertooth, saber-toothed tiger - any of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene