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English definition of “tapir”

tapir

noun [C]     /ˈteɪ.pər/ /-pɚ/
an animal with hoofs , a long nose that bends , and a smooth coat , which lives in the forests of Southeast Asia and Central and South America Wild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
(Definition of tapir noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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