tigon

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English[edit]

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A tigon

Etymology[edit]

Blend of tiger +‎ lion[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: tī'gən, IPA(key): /ˈtaɪɡən/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪɡən

Noun[edit]

tigon (plural tigons)

  1. A cross between a male tiger and a lioness.
    • 1985, Hartson & Dawson, The Ultimate Irrelevant Encyclopedia, page 66:
      Tigons, ligers and a zeedonk have also been created by miscegenating mammals.

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References[edit]

  • tigon”, in OneLook Dictionary Search.
  1. ^ Olga Kornienko, Grinin L, Ilyin I, Herrmann P, Korotayev A (2016), “Social and Economic Background of Blending”, in Globalistics and Globalization Studies: Global Transformations and Global Future[1], Uchitel Publishing House, →ISBN, pages 220–225

Anagrams[edit]

Esperanto[edit]

Noun[edit]

tigon

  1. accusative singular of tigo

Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tigon n or c

  1. a tigon (cat born to a male tiger and a lioness)

Usage notes[edit]

Neuter gender is based on the gender of lejon (a rare neuter-gendered animal), though common gender is intuitive as well (and appears in the media).

Declension[edit]

Declension of tigon 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tigon tigonet tigon tigonen
Genitive tigons tigonets tigons tigonens

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