Definition of Family Giraffidae
1. Noun. Giraffes.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Member holonyms: Genus Giraffa, Giraffa, Genus Okapia, Okapia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Giraffidae
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 ..."