giraffe

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A giraffe

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From French giraffe (now girafe), from Arabic زَرَافَة(zarāfa, giraffe).

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giraffe ‎(plural giraffes or giraffe)

  1. A ruminant, of the genus Giraffa, of the African savannah with long legs and highly elongated neck, which make it the tallest living animal; yellow fur patterned with dark spots, often in the form of a network; and two or more short, skin-covered horns.
  2. A giraffe unicycle.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang) A laugh.
    Are you having a giraffe?!

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giraffe f

  1. plural of giraffa