What does the word tapir mean?

Usage examples for tapir

  1. On the farther side of the river was a deserted house, and we could distinctly trace the heavy footprints of a tapir leading up the path and through the open doorway. – Through Five Republics on Horseback by G. Whitfield Ray
  2. Mr. Mason writes: Though seen so rarely, the tapir is by no means uncommon in the interior of the Tavoy and Mergui provinces. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
  3. This is peculiar, and found in no other animal with the exception of the tapir. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale
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