reticulated giraffe
noun Date: 1953 a giraffe of a subspecies (Giraffa camelopardalis reticulata) found in northeast Africa, Somalia, and northern Kenya that has a deep chestnut-colored coat divided by a network of fine white lines into large geometric patches

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  • Reticulated Giraffe — giraffe gi*raffe (j[i^]*r[a^]f ; 277), n. [F. girafe, Sp. girafa, from Ar. zur[=a]fa, zar[=a]fa.] (Zo[ o]l.) An African ruminant ({Giraffa camelopardalis} formerly {Camelopardalis giraffa}) related to the deers and antelopes, but placed in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Giraffe — Thornicroft Giraffenkuh mit Jungtier in der sambischen Savanne Systematik Überordnung: Laurasiatheria Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • giraffe — gi*raffe (j[i^]*r[a^]f ; 277), n. [F. girafe, Sp. girafa, from Ar. zur[=a]fa, zar[=a]fa.] (Zo[ o]l.) An African ruminant ({Giraffa camelopardalis} formerly {Camelopardalis giraffa}) related to the deers and antelopes, but placed in a family… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Giraffe — Taxobox name = Giraffe status = LR/cd | status system = IUCN2.3 trend = stable status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=Antelope Specialist Group|year=1996|id=9194|title=Giraffa camelopardalis|downloaded=5 May 2006 ] image width = 230px regnum = Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • giraffe — /jeuh raf / or, esp. Brit., / rahf /, n. 1. a tall, long necked, spotted ruminant, Giraffa camelopardalis, of Africa: the tallest living quadruped animal. 2. (cap.) Astron. the constellation Camelopardalis. [1585 95; < F girafe < It giraffa <… …   Universalium

  • Masai Giraffe — giraffe gi*raffe (j[i^]*r[a^]f ; 277), n. [F. girafe, Sp. girafa, from Ar. zur[=a]fa, zar[=a]fa.] (Zo[ o]l.) An African ruminant ({Giraffa camelopardalis} formerly {Camelopardalis giraffa}) related to the deers and antelopes, but placed in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Uganda Giraffe — giraffe gi*raffe (j[i^]*r[a^]f ; 277), n. [F. girafe, Sp. girafa, from Ar. zur[=a]fa, zar[=a]fa.] (Zo[ o]l.) An African ruminant ({Giraffa camelopardalis} formerly {Camelopardalis giraffa}) related to the deers and antelopes, but placed in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Somali Giraffe — Taxobox name = Somali Giraffe status = Lower Risk image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Giraffidae genus = Giraffa range range map caption=Range map in red species = G.… …   Wikipedia

  • Rothschild giraffe — Taxobox name = Rothschild Giraffe status = CR regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Giraffidae genus = Giraffa range range map caption=Range map species = G. camelopardalis subspecies = G. c.… …   Wikipedia

  • West African Giraffe — Niger Giraffe Nigerian Giraffe Conservation status …   Wikipedia

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