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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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giraffegi‧raffe /dʒəˈrɑːf $ -ˈræf/ ●●○ noun [countable]  giraffe.jpg HBAa tall African animal with a very long neck and legs and dark spots on its yellow-brown fur
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giraffeSuppose you are taking a shot of something tall such as a giraffe.Billy was a giraffe, too.Because their brain is ten feet higher than their heart, giraffes have the highest blood pressure of any mammal.The Kalahari Bushmen devote most of their time to hunting giraffes, rather ineffectually; the women provide most of the food.Tethered by a foot, their sole giraffe manipulates its jib like an Anglepoise, awkwardly precise.He felt, it might be, as some giraffe fettered in a too-low cage.Thee buses were photographed with a few surprised giraffes looking in the windows.The giraffes were following gravel paths, were pausing to munch sugar pears from treetops.
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