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tapir in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtapirta‧pir /ˈteɪpə, -pɪə $ -pər, teɪˈpɪr/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 HBAan animal like a pig with thick legs, a short tail, and a long nose, that lives in tropical America and Southeast Asia
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tapirThe shape of a tapir makes it possible for it to push its way through the thick undergrowth at considerable speed.The nose probably started out fairly small, like that of, say, the modern tapir.