Tasmanian tiger


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Tasmanian tiger

n.
A carnivorous marsupial (Thylacinus cynocephalus) of Tasmania, resembling a large dog, with a brownish coat and dark stripes across its back. It is believed to be extinct. Also called Tasmanian wolf, thylacine.
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Noun1.Tasmanian tiger - rare doglike carnivorous marsupial of Tasmania having stripes on its backTasmanian tiger - rare doglike carnivorous marsupial of Tasmania having stripes on its back; probably extinct
dasyurid, dasyurid marsupial - small carnivorous nocturnal marsupials of Australia and Tasmania
genus Thylacinus, Thylacinus - Tasmanian wolf
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