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giraffenoun [C]

 us   /dʒəˈræf/
a large African animal with a very long neck and long legs
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giraffenoun [C]

uk   /dʒɪˈrɑːf/  us   /dʒɪˈræf/ (plural giraffes or giraffe)
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Translations of “giraffe”
in Korean 기린…
in Arabic زَرافة…
in Malaysian zirafah…
in French girafe…
in Russian жираф…
in Chinese (Traditional) 長頸鹿…
in Italian giraffa…
in Turkish zürafa…
in Polish żyrafa…
in Spanish jirafa…
in Vietnamese hươu cao cổ…
in Portuguese girafa…
in Thai ยีราฟ…
in German die Giraffe…
in Catalan girafa…
in Japanese キリン…
in Chinese (Simplified) 长颈鹿…
in Indonesian jerapah…
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