Definition of Giraffidae

1. Noun. Giraffes.

Exact synonyms: Family Giraffidae
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Member holonyms: Genus Giraffa, Giraffa, Genus Okapia, Okapia

Lexicographical Neighbors of Giraffidae

Giovanni Boccaccio
Giovanni Cabato
Giovanni Cimabue
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova
Giovanni Jacopo Casanova de Seingalt
Giovanni Lorenzo Bernini
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Giovanni Virginio Schiaparelli
Giovanni da Verrazano
Giovanni da Verrazzano
Giovanni de Medici
Giovanni di Bernardone
Giraffa camelopardalis
Giraffidae (current term)
Girard's reagent
Girdlestone procedure
Girl Guide
Girl Guides
Girl Scout
Girl Scouts

Literary usage of Giraffidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences by New York Academy of Sciences (1917)
"... front somewhere in central Asia was demonstrated by the Giraffidae on a map indicating the region from which paleontological evidence is available. ..."

2. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1901)
"Limb-bones of Giraffidae are found abundantly in the lower bone- bed. Mastodon is rarer, but two small skulls were obtained from the new excavations ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"... is a genus which is not referred to the Giraffidae by all systematists. Its very name, given to it by the eminent French palaeontologist M. Gaudry, ..."

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