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tapir

See also: Tapir and tapír

EnglishEdit

A 19th-century watercolour of a Malayan tapir (Tapirus indicus), from the William Farquhar Collection of Natural History Drawings at the National Museum of Singapore

EtymologyEdit

French tapir, from Old Tupi tapiira.

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NounEdit

tapir (plural tapirs)

  1. Any one the species of large odd-toed ungulates of the taxonomic family Tapiridae with a long prehensile upper lip, of which all four surviving species are in genus Tapirus.

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DutchEdit

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NounEdit

tapir m (plural tapirs, diminutive tapirtje n)

  1. tapir

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Frankish *tappijan.

VerbEdit

tapir

  1. (reflexive) to hide
ConjugationEdit
  • This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

Etymology 2Edit

From Tupian tapira.

NounEdit

tapir m (plural tapirs)

  1. tapir

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NounEdit

tapir m

  1. tapir

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PortugueseEdit

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tapir (Tapirus indicus)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Tupi tapiira.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tapir m (plural tapires)

  1. tapir

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