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Noun: tapir  tey-pu(r) or tu'peer
  1. Large inoffensive chiefly nocturnal ungulate of tropical America and southeast Asia having a heavy body and fleshy snout

Sounds like: talk, t, tapir

Derived forms: tapirs

Type of: odd-toed ungulate, perissodactyl, perissodactyl mammal

Part of: genus Tapirus, Tapirus

Encyclopedia: Tapir