Giraffe vs Ostrich - What's the difference?

giraffe | ostrich |

As a proper noun giraffe

is camelopardalis.

As a noun ostrich is

a large flightless bird (struthio camelus ) native to africa.



(wikipedia giraffe) (Giraffa)


(en noun)
  • A ruminant, of the genus Giraffa , of the African savannah with long legs and highly elongated neck, which make it the tallest living animal; yellow fur patterned with dark spots, often in the form of a network; and two or more short, skin-covered horns.
  • (Cockney rhyming slang) A laugh.
  • Are you having a giraffe ?!


    * camelopard * (a laugh) bubble bath, bubble

    Derived terms

    * giraffe weevil * Kilimanjaro giraffe * Kordofan giraffe * Masai giraffe * Nigerian giraffe * Nubian giraffe * Rhodesian giraffe * smoky giraffe * Somali giraffe * South African giraffe * Rothschild giraffe * Ugandan giraffe


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  • A large flightless bird (Struthio camelus ) native to Africa.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2013-07-26, author= Nick Miroff
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    See also

    * cassowary * emu * nandu * rhea