Giraffa

noun Gi·raf·fa \jə̇ˈrafə\

Definition of Giraffa

  1. :  a genus of artiodactylous mammals comprising the giraffes which together with the okapis and extinct related forms constitute a family and sometimes a superfamily of Artiodactyla

giraffid

\-fə̇d\ adjective or noun

giraffoid

\-ˌfȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of giraffa

New Latin, from Italian, giraffe


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