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Definitions of Machairodus:

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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 hard and usually pointed projection, growing upon the head of certain animals, especially cattle; goats, deer, etc.; the material of which animals horns are composed; a thickened form of tissue; a musical wind- instrument; one of the extremities or ends of the moon when in crescent form. ...

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