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Tiger vs. Cheetah

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Tigernoun

, a large predatory mammal of the cat family, indigenous to Asia.

Cheetahnoun

A distinctive member (Acinonyx jubatus) of the cat family, slightly smaller than the leopard, but with proportionately longer limbs and a smaller head. It is native to Africa and also credited with being the fastest terrestrial animal.

Tigernoun

A male tiger.

Cheetahnoun

A species of leopard (Cynælurus jubatus) tamed and used for hunting in India. The woolly cheetah of South Africa is Cynælurus laneus. It runs very fast in short spurts while hunting.

Tigernoun

(heraldry) A representation of a large mythological cat, used on a coat of arms.

Cheetahnoun

long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game

Tigernoun

(obsolete) A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.

Cheetah

The cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) is a large cat native to Africa and central Iran. It is the fastest land animal, estimated to be capable of running at 80 to 128 km/h (50 to 80 mph) with the fastest reliably recorded speeds being 93 and 98 km/h (58 and 61 mph), and as such has several adaptations for speed, including a light build, long thin legs and a long tail.

Tigernoun

A leopard.

Tigernoun

A person who is very athletic during sexual intercourse.

Tigernoun

(figurative) A ferocious, bloodthirsty and audacious person.

Tigernoun

A kind of growl or screech, after cheering.

‘three cheers and a tiger’;

Tigernoun

A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.

Tigernoun

A tiger moth in the family Arctiidae.

Tigernoun

A tiger beetle.

Tigernoun

A tiger butterfly in tribe Danaini, especially subtribe Danaina

Tigernoun

A relatively small country or group of countries with a fast-growing economy.

Tigernoun

A very large and powerful carnivore (Felis tigris) native of Southern Asia and the East Indies. Its back and sides are tawny or rufous yellow, transversely striped with black, the tail is ringed with black, the throat and belly are nearly white. When full grown, it equals or exceeds the lion in size and strength. Called also royal tiger, and Bengal tiger.

Tigernoun

Fig.: A ferocious, bloodthirsty person.

‘As for heinous tiger, Tamora.’;

Tigernoun

A servant in livery, who rides with his master or mistress.

Tigernoun

A kind of growl or screech, after cheering; as, three cheers and a tiger.

Tigernoun

A pneumatic box or pan used in refining sugar.

Tigernoun

a fierce or audacious person;

‘he's a tiger on the tennis court’; ‘it aroused the tiger in me’;

Tigernoun

large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered

Tiger

The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest living cat species and a member of the genus Panthera. It is most recognisable for its dark vertical stripes on orange-brown fur with a lighter underside.

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