Definition of Giraffa camelopardalis
1. Noun. Tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa.
Generic synonyms: Ruminant
Group relationships: Genus Giraffa, Giraffa
Specialized synonyms: Okapi, Okapia Johnstoni
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Giraffa Camelopardalis
Literary usage of Giraffa camelopardalis
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1. Catalogue of the Hunterian Collection in the Museum of the Royal College of by Museum, Royal College of Surgeons in London (1831)
"Skull of a large male Giraffa. Camelopardalis Giraffa. The horns are modelled. 966. Skull of a female Giraffa. Camelopardalis Giraffa. Hunterian. Mus. ..."
2. The Geography of Mammals by William Lutley Sclater, Philip Lutley Sclater (1899)
"The Giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis) is distributed over the greater part of ... The Northern Giraffe (giraffa camelopardalis typica) which is met with in ..."