Thylacine
Thylacine Thy"la*cine, n. [Gr. ? a sack.] (Zo["o]l.) The zebra wolf. See under {Wolf}. [1913 Webster]

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  • thylacine — [ tilasin ] n. m. • 1827; lat. zool. thylacinus, du gr. thulakos « poche, bourse » ♦ Zool. Mammifère carnivore (marsupiaux) appelé aussi loup de Tasmanie. ● thylacine nom masculin (latin scientifique thylacinus, du grec thulakos, sac) Marsupial… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • thylacine — [thī′lə sīn΄, thī′ləsin] n. [Fr < Gr thylax, pouch] TASMANIAN WOLF …   English World dictionary

  • Thylacine — Tasmanian Tiger redirects here. For the cricket team, see Tasmanian Tigers. Thylacine[1] Temporal range: Early Pliocene to Holocene Thylacines in Washington D.C …   Wikipedia

  • Thylacine — Th …   Wikipédia en Français

  • thylacine — /thuy leuh suyn , sin/, n. a wolflike marsupial, Thylacinus cynocephalus, of Tasmania, tan colored with black stripes across the back: probably extinct. Also called Tasmanian wolf. [1830 40; < NL Thylacinus genus name, equiv. to thylac ( < Gk… …   Universalium

  • thylacine — (entrée créée par le supplément) (ti la si n ) s. f. Sorte de didelphe. •   Les plus inférieurs, didelphes ou marsupiaux de l Australie (kangourous, thylacine, phascolome), correspondent à des didelphes fossiles, les thylacotherium et les… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • thylacine — noun Etymology: New Latin Thylacinus, genus of marsupials, from Greek thylakos sack, pouch Date: 1838 Tasmanian tiger …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thylacine — noun The carnivorous marsupial Thylacinus cynocephalus which was native to Tasmania, now extinct. Syn: Tasmanian tiger, Tasmanian wolf …   Wiktionary

  • thylacine — extinct doglike marsupial of Tasmania Unusual Animals …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • thylacine — n. Tasmanian wolf …   English contemporary dictionary

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