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The hybrid offspring of a male lion and a female tiger.


(Zoology) the hybrid offspring of a female tiger and a male lion


(ˈlaɪ gər)

the offspring of a male lion and a female tiger. Compare tiglon.
[1935–40; li (on) + (ti) ger]
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Noun1.liger - offspring of a male lion and a female tiger
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
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The project, which marks the southern debut of composer Amit Trivedi, will be produced by Mediente Entertainment and Liger.
Best friends Hilary Tsui Ho-Ying and Dorothy Hui similarly opted to keep the inventory of their three Liger stores staunchly independent.
Mientras, aunque los DM aludieran a diversos "filosofos naturalistas" franceses, como Buffon, Linneo o Reaumur y trataran de rehabilitar la tradicion espanola asentada por Feijoo, su adscripcion se hallaba mas cerca de los tratados enciclopedicos franceses de agricultura tradicional, en concreto, los de Vallemont, Liger o Pluche, de los cuales ya circulaban traducciones espanolas (50).
En muchos casos, se comienza con estudios cuantitativos y, a medida que se acercan a los contextos mas proximos, se incorporan las metodologias cualitativas y participativas en donde la propia investigacion se convierte en herramienta de construccion de ciudadania y de equidad o inclusion social (Cabrera, 2010; Melendro, 2014; Santibanez, Fonseca, Gonzalez de Audikana & Fernandez de Liger, 2013).
If I did, I would not have included the hunt of the liger in the 'Shiva Trilogy' which I know will be very difficult to execute on screen.
REAL LIFE p8 When a male lion mates with a female tiger they produce a hybrid known as a liger, and when a male tiger and a lioness mate they create tigons.
She was born in Worcester to Albanian immigrants, Liger and Victoria (Soter) Vangel, and was a longtime member of St.
When you look at the LG Liger, you would feel that both sport the same structural design.
Another Miami attraction that has things down to a fine art is Jungle Island, home to some of the planet's rarest animals - including the liger, a cross between a lion and tiger which holds the Guinness Book of Records title as the world's largest cat.
In the mood to go wild, I made my next stop Jungle Island, home to a liger (half lion, half tiger), twin orangutans and the cassowary, a blueskinned bird with a "killing claw" that is thought to have descended from velociraptors.
Aeneas scornfully mocks the brothers Liger and Lucagus begging for pity as he slays them:
Marco Mancassola e uno dei cosiddetti "nipotini di Pier Vittorio Tondelli" che piu hanno soddisfatto le attese, riuscendo negli ultimi anni a trovare una voce propria che si e emancipata da quella del nume di Correggio e ha fatto breccia anche all'estero, in particolare in Francia e Regno Unito, dove i suoi lavori piu recenti sono stati tradotti e pubblicati, rispettivamente, da Gallimard (2011, per la traduzione di Vincent Raynaud) e da Salammbo Press (2013, traduzione di Antony Shugaar) con ampio successo di critica (Barnett 2011; Chevilley 2011; Liger 2011; Marcandier 2011; Basford 2013; Nichols 2013; Sherwin 2013) e pubblico.