Thylacine meaning

thī'lə-sīn'
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The carnivorous marsupial Thylacinus cynocephalus which was native to Tasmania, now extinct.
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Origin of thylacine

  • From New Latin Thȳlacīnus genus name from Greek thūlakos sack
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Ancient Greek θύλακος (thulakos, “pouch, sack").
    From Wiktionary