giraffe giraffe  /dʒə ˈræf/

Definition(s):

  • (n) tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa

Usage(s):

  1. In the thick golden light of a setting African sun, under the speckled shade of an acacia tree, three young lions are feasting on a baby giraffe.
  2. The couple come often to this venue known for its faux thatched roof, green foliage and towering statue of a giraffe.
  3. After they had killed a giraffe, they met two white men, camped with them, gave them some of the giraffe meat.

News

  1. Hall of Fame Jockey Velazquez Gets 5,000th Win at Belmont Park

    Hall of Famer John Velazquez became the 28th jockey to earn his 5,000th victory when he rode Galloping Giraffe to victory in the sixth race at New York’s Belmont Park.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. Belmont Park: Velazquez rides 5,000th winner

    ELMONT, N.Y. - John Velazquez expressed more relief than joy when he guided Galloping Giraffe from last to first to win Belmont's sixth race Friday, giving the jockey his 5,000th career win in North America.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. Bellingham-area artist to walk giraffe painting to Whatcom Museum

    BELLINGHAM - People driving around Bellingham Sunday, June 16, may see a 20-foot-tall giraffe taking
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Bellingham Herald

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Quotes

  1. "He's still like a baby giraffe," Fitzgerald said.
    on Jan 20, 2009 By: John Fitzgerald Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. Heritage Chief Executive Tony Buckingham said: "The large Buffalo-Giraffe structure is a world class discovery which could prove to be substantially more extensive than currently outlined, unlocking the multi-billion barrel potential of Block 1."
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Tony Buckingham Source: Reuters

  3. "In addition, they will continue their strong corporate leadership and investment in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County and Wisconsin. From Miller Park to the Miller Stage at Summerfest to the Miller Giraffe Experience at the Milwaukee County Zoo, they...
    on Jul 15, 2008 By: County Executive Scott Walker Source: Bizjournals.com

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