Definition of “okapi” - English Dictionary

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“okapi” in British English

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okapinoun [ C ]

uk /əʊˈkɑː.pi/ us /oʊˈkɑː.pi/ plural okapis or okapi


  • Scientists didn’t know about the okapi until 1900.
  • We still don’t know much about the okapi because it lives in the thick forests of central Africa.

(Definition of “okapi” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)