(also tiglon /ˈtʌɪɡlɒn, ˈtɪɡ-/)
Definition of tigon in English:
The hybrid offspring of a male tiger and a lioness. Compare with liger.
- A liger is a tigress and lion union and tiglons, on the other hand are the products of tigers and lionesses.
- When a male tiger is crossed with a female lion, there can be an offspring called a tiglon.
- Examples include tigons, a cross between a male tiger and a female lion, and beefalos, a cross between an American bison and a domestic cow.
Definition of tigon in:
- US English dictionary