tapir tiger


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Tapir \Ta"pir\, n. [Braz. tapy'ra: cf. F. tapir.] (Zool.)
   Any one of several species of large odd-toed ungulates
   belonging to Tapirus, Elasmognathus, and allied genera.
   They have a long prehensile upper lip, short ears, short and
   stout legs, a short, thick tail, and short, close hair. They
   have three toes on the hind feet, and four toes on the fore
   feet, but the outermost toe is of little use.
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   Note: The best-known species are the Indian tapir ({Tapirus
         Indicus}), native of the East Indies and Malacca, which
         is black with a broad band of white around the middle,
         and the common American tapir (Tapirus Americanus),
         which, when adult, is dull brown. Several others
         species inhabit the Andes and Central America.
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   Tapir tiger (Zool.), the wallah.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Wallah \Wal"lah\, n. (Zool.)
   A black variety of the jaguar; -- called also tapir tiger.
   [Written also walla.]
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