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English → English (WordNet) Definition: Camelus dromedarius Camelus dromedarius n : one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia [syn: Arabian camel, dromedary]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Camelus dromedarius Dromedary \Drom"e*da*ry\ (dr[u^]m"[-e]*d[asl]*r[y^]), n.; pl. Dromedaries (-r[i^]z). [F. dromadaire, LL. dromedarius, fr. L. dromas (sc. camelus), fr. Gr. droma`s running, from dramei^n, used as aor. of tre`chein to run; cf. Skr. dram to run.] (Zo["o]l.) The Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius), having one hump or protuberance on the back, in distinction from the Bactrian camel , which has two humps. [1913 Webster] Note: In Arabia and Egypt the name is restricted to the better breeds of this species of camel. See Deloul. camel \cam"el\ (k[acrf]m"[e^]l), n. [Oe. camel, chamel, OF. camel, chamel, F. chameau L. camelus, fr. Gr. ka`mhlos; of Semitic origin; cf. Heb. g[=a]m[=a]l, Ar. jamal. Cf. As. camel, fr. L. camelus.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A large ruminant used in Asia and Africa for carrying burdens and for riding. The camel is remarkable for its ability to go a long time without drinking. Its hoofs are small, and situated at the extremities of the toes, and the weight of the animal rests on the callous. The dromedary (Camelus dromedarius) has one bunch on the back, while the Bactrian camel (Camelus Bactrianus) has two. The llama, alpaca, and vicu[~n]a, of South America, belong to a related genus (Auchenia). [1913 Webster] 2. (Naut.) A water-tight structure (as a large box or boxes) used to assist a vessel in passing over a shoal or bar or in navigating shallow water. By admitting water, the camel or camels may be sunk and attached beneath or at the sides of a vessel, and when the water is pumped out the vessel is lifted. [1913 Webster] Camel bird (Zo["o]l.), the ostrich. Camel locust (Zo["o]l.), the mantis. Camel's thorn (Bot.), a low, leguminous shrub (Alhagi maurorum ) of the Arabian desert, from which exudes a sweetish gum, which is one of the substances called manna. [1913 Webster]


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