okapi

(species Okapia johnstoni), cud-chewing hoofed mammal that is placed along with the giraffe (q.v.) in the family Giraffidae (order Artiodactyla). ... [5 related articles]
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okapi

[n] - similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs
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Okapi

• (n.) A peculiar mammal (Okapia johnostoni) closely related to the giraffe, discovered in the deep forests of Belgian Kongo in 1900. It is smaller than an ox, and somewhat like a giraffe, except that the neck is much shorter. Like the giraffe, it has no dewclaws. There is a small prominence on each frontal bone of the male. The color of the b...
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okapi

Okapia johnstoni noun similar to the giraffe but smaller with much shorter neck and stripe on the legs
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Okapi

O·ka'pi noun [ Native name on the borders of Belgian Kongo, possibly the same word as Mpongwe okapo lean.] A peculiar mammal ( Okapia johnostoni ) closely related to the giraffe, discovered in the deep forests of Belgian Kongo in 1900. It is smaller than an ox, and somewhat like a giraffe, e...
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okapi

from a language in the Congo
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okapi

okapi (ōkăp'ē) , nocturnal ruminant mammal, Okapia johnstoni, of the giraffe family. It inhabits the almost sunless rain forests of the upper Congo and feeds on leaves. Its shape is reminiscent of a giraffe's, but it is smaller, with a much shorter neck. It is deep reddish brow...
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okapi

Ruminant (cud-chewing) mammal related to the giraffe, although with a much shorter neck and legs, found in the tropical rainforests of central Africa. Its purplish brown body, creamy face, and black and white stripes on the legs and hindquarters provide excellent camouflage. Okapis have remained ...
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okapi

short-necked giraffe
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Okapi

The okapi (Okapia Johnstoni) is a ruminant of the giraffe family, although with much shorter legs and neck, found in the tropical rainforests of central Africa. Purplish brown with a creamy face and black and white stripes on the legs and hindquarters, it is excellently camouflaged. Okapis have remained virtually unchanged for millions of years.
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