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A camel (camelus bactrianus)
See also camèl, and camęl

English

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Etymology

Old English, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] camelus, from Ancient Greek κάμηλος (kamēlos), from Proto-Semitic *gamal-; compare Arabic جمل (jamal) and Hebrew גמל (gamal).

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Noun

Singular
camel

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  1. A beast of burden, much used in desert areas, of the genus camelus.
  2. A light brownish color, tan.
  3. Loaded vessels lashed tightly, one on each side of a another vessel, and then emptied to reduce the draught of the ship in the middle.

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Noun

camel

  1. birth

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