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synonyms for tapir

  • buffalo
  • camel
  • cattle
  • cow
  • deer
  • elephant
  • giraffe
  • hippopotamus
  • hog
  • horse
  • llama
  • pig
  • rhinoceros
  • swine
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Within them, young readers are asked to locate a purple tapir named Gordon, but the plot soon diverges from the activity-book formula.
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Once she nursed a sick tapir called April through the night, playing the music of the Doors to stay awake.
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One can cite but the sole example of the American tapir where the male is smaller than the female.
THE NATURAL PHILOSOPHY OF LOVEREMY DE GOURMONT
The tapir is a very large animal,—about five or six feet long and three or four feet high.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
The tapir lives as much in the water as on the land, and delights to wallow like a pig in muddy pools.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
Then Martin turned to fly, but at the same moment the tapir did the same, to his great delight and surprise.
MARTIN RATTLERR.M. BALLANTYNE
The tapir stopped feeding for a moment, but then recommenced, though evidently not222 with as much eagerness as before.
POPULAR ADVENTURE TALESMAYNE REID
The tapir frequently plunged into the river; he was by no means shy, and it was easy to get a shot at him on land.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
In the same way, the Palaeotherium tended to connect forms so different as the tapir, the rhinoceros, and the horse.
THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF PALAEONTOLOGYTHOMAS HENRY HUXLEY
The gold-feathered colibri hums lightly through the air, soaring over the heavy, sombre-colored tapir.
TRAVELS IN PERU, ON THE COAST, IN THE SIERRA, ACROSS THE CORDILLERAS AND THE ANDES, INTO THE PRIMEVAL FORESTSJ. J. VON TSCHUDI
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WORDS RELATED TO TAPIR

  • buffalo
  • camel
  • cattle
  • cow
  • deer
  • elephant
  • giraffe
  • hippopotamus
  • hog
  • horse
  • llama
  • pig
  • rhinoceros
  • swine
  • tapir
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.