family Giraffidae


family Giraffidae
noun
giraffes
Syn: ↑Giraffidae
Hypernyms: ↑mammal family
Member Meronyms: ↑Giraffa, ↑genus Giraffa, ↑Okapia, ↑genus Okapia

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