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Meaning of GIRAFFE

Pronunciation:  ju'raf

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa

GIRAFFE is a 7 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: camelopard, Giraffa camelopardalis
 See Also: genus Giraffa, Giraffa, okapi, Okapia johnstoni, ruminant



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gi*raffe"\, n. [F. girafe, Sp. girafa, from Ar.
zur[=a]fa, zar[=a]fa.] (Zo["o]l.)
An African ruminant ({Camelopardalis giraffa}) related to the
deers and antelopes, but placed in a family by itself; the
camelopard. It is the tallest of animals, being sometimes
twenty feet from the hoofs to the top of the head. Its neck
is very long, and its fore legs are much longer than its hind

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a giraffe in your dream, suggests that you need to consider the overall picture. Take a broader view on your life and where it is headed. Dreaming that you are riding a giraffe, represents your desire to stand up amongst the crowd. You want attention, but aren't getting it.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: antelope, buck, camel, camelopard, Cape elk, caribou, deer, deerlet, doe, dromedary, eland, elk, fallow deer, fawn, gazelle, gnu, hart, hartebeest, hind, kaama, moose, mule deer, musk deer, okapi, red deer, reindeer, roe, roe deer, roebuck, springbok, stag, Virginia deer, wildebeest