Meaning of tapir
Pronunciation: (tā'pur, tu-pēr'), [key]
— pl. -pirs, -pir.
- any of several large, stout, three-toed ungulates of the family Tapiridae, of Central and South America, the Malay Peninsula, and Sumatra, somewhat resembling swine and having a long, flexible snout: all species are threatened or endangered.
- tapir (Thesaurus)