Ti"grine\, a. [L. tigrinus, fr. tigris a tiger.]

1. Of or pertaining to a tiger; like a tiger.

2. (Zo["o]l.) Resembling the tiger in color; as, the tigrine cat (Felis tigrina) of South America.
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