Definition of okapi noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əʊˈkɑːpi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɑːpi//
Wild mammals
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an African animal that belongs to the same family as the giraffe, but is smaller with a dark body and white lines across its legs See related entries: Wild mammals Word Originearly 20th cent.: a local word.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: okapi