Meaning of man-tiger in English:

man-tiger

Pronunciation /ˈmanˌtʌɪɡə/

noun

(also man-tygre)
  • 1A man resembling a tiger in ferocity, rapacity, etc.

  • 2In some systems of mythology or folk belief: a man who assumes the form of a tiger.

  • 3Heraldry
    = "manticore".

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Brome (c1590–1652), playwright. From man + tiger.