Definition of Smilodon

1. n. An extinct genus of saber-toothed tigers. See Mach&?;rodus.



Definition of Smilodon

1. Noun. Any member of the extinct genus ''Smilodon'', the saber-toothed tigers. ¹

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Definition of Smilodon

1. an extinct tiger [n -S]

Medical Definition of Smilodon

1. An extinct genus of saber-toothed tigers. See Machrodus. Origin: Gr. A carving knife +, tooth. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Smilodon

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1. Additions to the Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of South Carolina, North Carolina by Albert E. Sanders (2002)
"Thus, the specimens noted above are the first definite records of smilodon in South Carolina, and, according to Kurten and Anderson (1980:187, fig. ..."

2. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"way resembled a smaller and more primitive edition of that of smilodon. ... smilodon, on the other hand, could have used the tusks very effectively with the ..."

3. Organic Evolution by Richard Swann Lull (1917)
"way resembled a smaller and more primitive edition of that of smilodon. ... smilodon, on the other hand, could have used the tusks very effectively with the ..."

4. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1907)
"Certainly if the tusks of smilodon caused its extinction, why does not the Walrus. die out for a similar cause ? The Mammoth with its extreme development of ..."

5. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"the face was less abbreviated ; the resemblance to ^smilodon was very marked in the ... The lower jaw was relatively much stouter than in ^smilodon and the ..."

6. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology by Museum of Comparative Zoology, John E. Cadle, Harvard University (1891)
"The measurements of the humérus of smilodon are taken from Cope's figure, MEASUREMENTS. smilodon necator. Felii leo. F.Î maxima. ID . m. ID. ..."

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