\kˈamɪlˌɒpəd], \kˈamɪlˌɒpəd], \k_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_ˌɒ_p_ə_d]\
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By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Greek] A ruminant quadruped, inhabiting the tropical regions of Africa, remarkable for its long neck; the giraffe. It is the tallest of animals, its head being often eighteen feet above the ground.
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