Definition of Genus nimravus
1. Noun. False sabertoothed tigers.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Felidae, Felidae
Member holonyms: False Saber-toothed Tiger
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Nimravus
Literary usage of Genus nimravus
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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1880)
"... which genus Nimravus finds its nearest ally. The constant absence of the anterior premolars in both jaws distinguishes it sufficiently from that genus. ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"This genus has five toes upon the hind-feet, and was probably plantigrade. It had retractile claws. In the genus Nimravus the dental formula is still ..."