Giraffidae definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic family members inside the suborder Ruminantia — the giraffe and okapi.
    • The natural family of mammals such as the giraffes.
  • others:
    • a family group of ruminant artiodactyl ungulate animals, having the placenta polycotyledonary and tummy quadripartite with evolved psalterium, the cervical vertebræ much elongated, the dorsolumbars declivous backwards, and horns present only as front apophyses covered with integument; the giraffes or camelopards. Your family contains but one residing types, the giraffe. In Addition Camelopardidæ, Camelopardalidæ.
  • noun:
    • giraffes

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