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camel

cam·el

camel

pronunciation:
kae ml
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part of speech: noun
definition: either of two species of large, long-necked, humped mammals of Africa and Asia, often domesticated for riding and carrying loads. (Cf. Bactrian camel, dromedary.)
Camels transported the travelers across the desert.
 
derivation: camel-like (adj.)
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