Definition of Family Giraffidae

1. Noun. Giraffes.

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



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Giraffidae

family Gekkonidae
family Gelechiidae
family Gempylidae
family Gentianaceae
family Geoglossaceae
family Geometridae
family Geomyidae
family Geophilidae
family Geraniaceae
family Gerreidae
family Gerridae
family Gerrididae
family Gesneriaceae
family Gigartinaceae
family Ginkgoaceae
family Giraffidae (current term)
family Glareolidae
family Gleicheniaceae
family Gliridae
family Globigerinidae
family Glossinidae
family Gnetaceae
family Gobiesocidae
family Gobiidae
family Gomphotheriidae
family Gonorhynchidae
family Goodeniaceae
family Gracilariidae
family Graminaceae
family Gramineae

Literary usage of Family Giraffidae

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

1. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"The modern giraffe (family Giraffidae) is the tallest of all animals, not only in carrying its head in some cases eighteen or nineteen feet above the ground ..."

2. Classified Catalogue of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (1904)
"On the fossil remains of species of the family giraffidae. 1891 r569. 7 M27 Being a part of the Proceedings of the Zoological society of London, May 5, ..."

3. Classified Catalogue of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, 1895- 1902 by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (1907)
"... Extrait du Bulletin de la Societe geologique de France, 36 ser. t-4, 1876. MAJOR, CJForsyth. On the fossil remains of species of the family giraffidae. ..."

4. Archiv für Naturgeschichte by Arend Friedrich August Wiegmann (1892)
"On the Fossil Remains of Species of the family Giraffidae. — Proc. Zool. Soc. pp. 315—326. Eine kritische Beleuchtung der bis jetzt bekannten Funde aus der ..."

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