Definition of okapi in English:
noun (plural same or okapis)
A large browsing mammal of the giraffe family that lives in the rainforests of northern Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire). It has a dark chestnut coat with stripes on the hindquarters and upper legs.
- Okapia johnstoni, family Giraffidae
- This family includes only two living species, the giraffe and the okapi.
- Important studies on elephants, gorillas, chimpanzees and rare and elusive ungulates such as the okapi and duiker have been ongoing for decades.
- In the groves of Africa from their natural wonder the wildebeest, zebra, the okapi, the elephant, have entered the marvelous.
Early 20th century: a local word.
Words that rhyme with okapiharpy, serape, sharpie
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