Asian tapir

noun

Definition of Asian tapir

: malayan tapir … the Asian tapir may walk along river bottoms like a hippopotamus.— Donald R. Prothero and Robert M. Schoch, Horns, Tusks, and Flippers: The Evolution of Hoofed Mammals, 2002

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First Known Use of Asian tapir

1898, in the meaning defined above

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“Asian tapir.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Asian%20tapir. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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