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tiglon

[tahy-gluh n] /ˈtaɪ glən/
noun
1.
the offspring of a male tiger and a female lion.
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[tahy-guh n] /ˈtaɪ gən/ (Show IPA)
.
Compare liger.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; tig(er) + l(i)on
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  • The less common tigon is a cross between the lioness and the male tiger.
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tigon

/ˈtaɪɡən/
noun
1.
the hybrid offspring of a male tiger and a female lion
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