Arabian camel

noun
one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia
Hypernyms: ↑camel

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Arabian camel — the dromedary. * * * …   Universalium

  • camel — [kam′əl] n. [ME < OE or OFr < L camelus < Gr kamēlos < Heb or Phoen gāmāl; ult. < ? Bab] 1. either of two species of large, domesticated ruminants (genus Camelus) with a humped back, long neck, and large, cushioned feet: capable of …   English World dictionary

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  • Camel — Taxobox name = Camel image width = 240px image caption = Dromedary, Camelus dromedarius image2 width = 240px image2 caption = Bactrian camel, Camelus bactrianus regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia =… …   Wikipedia

  • Camel —    From the Hebrew gamal, to repay or requite, as the camel does the care of its master. There are two distinct species of camels, having, however, the common characteristics of being ruminants without horns, without muzzle, with nostrils forming …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Arabian — adj. & n. adj. of or relating to Arabia (esp. with geographical reference) (the Arabian desert). n. a native of Arabia. Usage: Now less common than Arab in this sense. Phrases and idioms: Arabian camel a domesticated camel, Camelus dromedarius,… …   Useful english dictionary

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