tiger

tiger, n: a tiger. (TIH-ger / ˈtɪ-gɛr)

Medieval manuscript image of a speckled cat-like creature beside a tree, curled around and gazing into a circular mirror, in which it sees its reflection.
Harley Bestiary; SW England (Salisbury?), late 12th-early 13th century; British Library, Harley MS 4751, f. 3v. [bl.uk]

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