Definition of Tapiridae

1. Noun. Tapirs and extinct related forms.

Exact synonyms: Family Tapiridae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Order Perissodactyla, Perissodactyla
Member holonyms: Genus Tapirus, Tapirus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tapiridae

Tanzanians
Tanzim
Tanzimul Fuqra
Tao
Taoiseach
Taoism
Taoisms
Taoist
Taoist Trinity
Taoists
Taos
Taoyuan
Tapei
Taphthartharath
Tapia's syndrome
Tapiridae (current term)
Tapirus
Tapirus indicus
Tapirus terrestris
Tappan
Tappan Zee Bridge
Taq polymerase
Tar Heel
Tar Heel State
Tar Heels
Tara
Tarabulus Al-Gharb
Tarabulus Ash-Sham
Taracahitian
Tarahumara

Literary usage of Tapiridae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The White River Badlands by Cleophas Cisney O'Harra (1920)
"Tapiridae The present day tapirs, like the horse, are the descendants of a very ancient family. Unlike the horse, however, specialization in ..."

2. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Tapiridae.—-The Tapirs may be distinguished from the Horse and from the Rhinoceros tribe by a few characters, which are as follows:— The dentition is ..."

3. Zoology: An Elementary Text-book by Arthur Everett Shipley, Ernest William MacBride (1901)
"Division I. PERISSODACTYLA The Perissodactyla were formerly a numerous class of animals, but now three families alone survive, the tapirs, Tapiridae; ..."

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