Definition of Indian tapir

1. Noun. A tapir found in Malaya and Sumatra.

Exact synonyms: Malayan Tapir, Tapirus Indicus
Generic synonyms: Tapir

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indian Tapir

Indian rhinoplasty
Indian rhododendron
Indian rhubarb
Indian rice
Indian rosewood
Indian rupee
Indian salad
Indian senna
Indian sickness
Indian strawberry
Indian style
Indian summer
Indian summers
Indian sunburn
Indian sunburns
Indian tapir
Indian tick fever
Indian tick typhus
Indian tobacco
Indian trail
Indian turnip
Indian wrestle
Indian wrestled
Indian wrestles
Indian wrestling
Indian yellow

Literary usage of Indian tapir

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1. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1883)
"This is the Malayan or indian tapir, Tapirus indicus (sive malay- ... Although one or two specimens of the indian tapir passed through this country at ..."

2. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The forehead of the indian tapir is, he observes, so convex, ... This organisation, he observes, explains why the indian tapir has a more powerful and ..."

3. Magazine of Natural History edited by John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson (1831)
"It is as follows: — " The history of this transaction [the discovery of the Indian tapir] affords too striking an illustration of the injustice of certain ..."

4. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1889)
"1) «f the stomach of the indian tapir, but the two orifices ... the interior of the stomach appeared to be, in fact, much like that of the indian tapir. ..."

5. Proceedings by Zoological Society of London (1882)
"It has usually been stated that the intestinal canal is much shorter iu the American than in the indian tapir ; but the measurements given by different ..."

6. Mammalia: Their Various Orders and Habits Popularly Illustrated by Typical by Louis Figuier, Guillaume Louis Figuier (1870)
"The Tapir pinchaque, from living in cold countries and on high mountains, is entirely covered with Ion? hair, which is of a brown colour. The indian tapir ..."

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