from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) The tapir.
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The specimens of the elephant tribe, ranged in the upper compartments of these cases, include the tapir of South America; the tennu, from Sumatra; the European boar, with its young; the
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