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ta·pir

tapir

 
pronunciation:
teI pr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a large mammal that has four short legs with hooves, a round body, and a long flexible snout. Tapirs look like pigs, but they are related to horses and rhinoceroses. They live in the rain forests of southeast Asia and Central and South America. Tapirs eat plants.
 
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