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Definitions of Machairodus:

part of speech: noun

In geol., a genus of carnivorous mammals found in certain Tertiaries and bone- caves of Europe- so called from the trenchant, sharp- pointed, and sabre- shape of its upper canines.

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A long round piece of timber or iron tube, raised upright on the keel, through the decks, of a vessel to support the sails; any upright pole; the fruit of the oak, beech, etc., especially when used as food for swine. ...

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