apparent alteration of Arabic zarāfah giraffe, assimilated to elefaunt
From: The Voiage and Travaile of Sir John Maundevile
Reprinted from the edition of 1725.
By J.O. Halliwell, 1866
Cap. XXVIII, Of the Develes Hede in the Valeye perilous;
and of the Customs of Folk in dyverse Yles, that ben abouten,
in the Lordschipe of Prestre John