from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the large saber-toothed tigers of the genus Smilodon, widely distributed during the Pleistocene Epoch.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any member of the extinct genus Smilodon, the saber-toothed tigers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An extinct genus of saber-toothed tigers. See mach�rodus.
New Latin Smīlodōn, genus name : Greek smīlē, carving knife + -odon.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)