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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch tiger, from Old French tigre, from Latin tigris.

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NounEdit

tijger m (plural tijgers, diminutive tijgertje n, feminine tijgerin)

  1. tiger [from 13th c.]
  2. (Surinam) jaguar [from 17th c.]
    Synonyms: gevlekte tijger, jaguar
  3. (Surinam) puma, cougar
    Synonyms: bergleeuw, poema, rode tijger
  4. (South Africa, obsolete) leopard, panther [from 17th c.]
    Synonyms: luipaard, panter

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