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camber to arch or cause to arch upward slightly. [4 definitions]
cambium a thin layer of cells occurring between the bark and wood of a vascular plant, and producing the growth of both.
Cambodia a Southeast Asian country between Vietnam and Thailand; Kampuchea.
Cambodian of or pertaining to Cambodia or its people, culture, language, or the like. [3 definitions]
Cambrian of, relating to, or designating the geological period at the start of the Paleozoic Era, from approximately 600 million to 500 million years ago, when marine animals such as trilobites were in abundance. [2 definitions]
cambric a thin, white, closely woven fabric of cotton or linen.
cambric tea a drink of hot water, milk, sugar, and a little tea, usu. given to children.
Cambridge one of the two major English universities, founded in the twelfth century. [2 definitions]
camcorder a portable video recording device that includes a camera and an audio recorder in one unit.
came1 past tense of come.
came2 a thin, grooved strip of lead used to secure a piece of glass, as in a stained glass window.
camel 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.)
cameleer one who drives or rides camels.
camellia an evergreen shrub or tree, native to Asia, with shiny leaves and large colorful blossoms. [2 definitions]
camel's hair the hair of a camel, which is soft and fine, or a substitute for this hair. [2 definitions]
camel's-hair brush a type of small brush made from the hairs of a squirrel's tail and used by artists.
Camembert a rich creamy cheese with a soft center.
cameo a method of carving a gemstone so as to leave a slightly raised image of one color and a background of another. [3 definitions]
camera a device with a shutter and lens that produces photographs by recording images on a light-sensitive film or plate. [2 definitions]
cameraman a man who operates a motion-picture or television camera.
camera-shy having or showing a dislike of being photographed.