Definition of Genus giraffa

1. Noun. Type genus of the Giraffidae.

Exact synonyms: Giraffa
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Giraffidae, Giraffidae
Member holonyms: Camelopard, Giraffa Camelopardalis, Giraffe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Giraffa

genus Geophilus
genus Geothlypis
genus Geranium
genus Gerardia
genus Gerbera
genus Gerbillus
genus Gerea
genus Gerres
genus Gerrhonotus
genus Gerris
genus Gesneria
genus Geum
genus Giardia
genus Ginglymostoma
genus Ginkgo
genus Giraffa
genus Gladiolus
genus Glareola
genus Glaucium
genus Glaucomys
genus Glaux
genus Glechoma
genus Gleditsia
genus Gleichenia
genus Gliricidia
genus Glis
genus Globicephala
genus Globigerina
genus Gloriosa
genus Glossina

Literary usage of Genus giraffa

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1. Fifteen Years' Sport and Life in the Hunting Grounds of Western America and by William Adolph Baillie-Grohman (1900)
"... by having simple permanent horns, from the genus Giraffa by not having a skin over the horns, nor a long neck, and from the genus ..."

2. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1891)
"Besides this spurious fossil, half a dozen Tertiary forms have been ascribed to the genus Giraffa. The family is beyond doubt ; but though we cannot for the ..."

3. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"Genus GIRAFFA. Giraffa, Zimmermann Geogr. Geschichte, ii, p. 125 (1780). Camelopardalis, Gmelin Syst. Nat., i, p. 181 (1788). Giraffa Camelopardalis. ..."

4. Catalogue of the Fossil Mammalia in the British Museum, (Natural History) by Richard Lydekker (1885)
"Presented, 1842. 49717. The right calcaneum; from the Lower Pliocene of Pikermi, Attica. Purchased, 1879. Genus GIRAFFA ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1887)
"In the extinct species of its single genus, Giraffa, these characters are found in a less degree than in the existing one. The most obvious distinction ..."

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