tapir
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈteɪpiːə(ɹ)/, /ˈteɪpɪə(ɹ)/, /ˈteɪpə(ɹ)/
Noun

tapir (plural tapirs)

  1. Any one of the species of large odd-toed ungulates of the taxonomic family Tapiridae with a long prehensile upper lip, of which all four surviving species are in genus Tapirus.
Synonyms
  • (Guyana) bush cow, (Belize) mountain cow
Translations
  • French: tapir, (French Guiana) maïpouri
  • German: Tapir
  • Italian: tapiro
  • Portuguese: anta, tapir
  • Russian: тапи́р
  • Spanish: tapir, anta (Bolivia), anteburro (Southern Mexico), danta (Colombia), danto (Honduras), macho de monte (Panamá), mboreví (Paraguay), sachavaca (Peru), vaca de monte (Ecuador)



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