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Bactrian camel
Bactrian Bac"tri*an, a. Of or pertaining to Bactria in Asia. -- n. A native of Bactria. Bactrian camel, the two-humped camel.
Boselaphus or Portax tragocamelus
Nylghau Nyl"ghau, Nylgau Nyl"gau, n. [Hind. & Per. n[=i]lg[=a]w, prop., a blue cow; Per. n[=i]l blue + g[=a]w cow. See Lilac, and Cow the animal.] (Zo["o]l.) A large Asiatic antelope (Boselaphus, or Portax, tragocamelus), found in Northern India. It has short horns, a black mane, and a bunch of long hair on the throat. The general color is grayish brown. [Written also neelghau, nilgau, and nylghaie.]
Camel-backed
Camel-backed Cam"el-backed`, a. Having a back like a camel; humpbacked. --Fuller.
Cameleon
Cameleon Ca*me"le*on, n. See Chaceleon. [Obs.]
Camelina sativa
Oilseed Oil"seed`, n. (Bot.) (a) Seed from which oil is expressed, as the castor bean; also, the plant yielding such seed. See Castor bean. (b) A cruciferous herb (Camelina sativa). (c) The sesame.
Camellia
Camellia Ca*mel"li*a, n. [NL., after Georg Josef Kamel, or Camelli, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] (Hort.) An ornamental greenhouse shrub (Thea japonica) with glossy evergreen leaves and roselike red or white double flowers.
Camellia
Camellia Ca*mel"li*a, n. [NL.; -- named after Kamel, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. Camellia Japonica is much cultivated for ornament, and C. Sassanqua and C. oleifera are grown in China for the oil which is pressed from their seeds. The tea plant is now referred to this genus under the name of Camellia Thea.
Camellia Japonica
Japonica Ja*pon"i*ca, n. [NL., Japanese, fr. Japonia Japan.] (Bot.) A species of Camellia (Camellia Japonica), a native of Japan, bearing beautiful red or white flowers. Many other genera have species of the same name.
Camellia Japonica
Camellia Ca*mel"li*a, n. [NL.; -- named after Kamel, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. Camellia Japonica is much cultivated for ornament, and C. Sassanqua and C. oleifera are grown in China for the oil which is pressed from their seeds. The tea plant is now referred to this genus under the name of Camellia Thea.
Camellia Thea
Camellia Ca*mel"li*a, n. [NL.; -- named after Kamel, a Jesuit who is said to have brought it from the East.] (Bot.) An Asiatic genus of small shrubs, often with shining leaves and showy flowers. Camellia Japonica is much cultivated for ornament, and C. Sassanqua and C. oleifera are grown in China for the oil which is pressed from their seeds. The tea plant is now referred to this genus under the name of Camellia Thea.
Camelopardalis giraffa
Giraffe Gi*raffe", n. [F. girafe, Sp. girafa, from Ar. zur[=a]fa, zar[=a]fa.] (Zo["o]l.) An African ruminant (Camelopardalis giraffa) related to the deers and antelopes, but placed in a family by itself; the camelopard. It is the tallest of animals, being sometimes twenty feet from the hoofs to the top of the head. Its neck is very long, and its fore legs are much longer than its hind legs.
Camelot
Camelot Came"lot, n. See Camelet. [Obs.]
Camelry
Camelry Cam"el*ry, n. Troops that are mounted on camels.
Camelus dromedarius
Dromedary Drom"e*da*ry (dr[u^]m"[-e]*d[asl]*r[y^]), n.; pl. Dromedaries. [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. Note: In Arabia and Egypt the name is restricted to the better breeds of this species of camel. See Deloul.
Scamell
Scamell Scam"ell, or Scammel Scam"mel, n. (Zo["o]l.) The female bar-tailed godwit. [Prov. Eng.] Note: Whether this is the scamel mentioned by Shakespeare [``Tempest,' ii. 2] is not known.
Struthio camelus
Ostrich Os"trich, n. [OE. ostriche, ostrice, OF. ostruche, ostruce, F. autruche, L. avis struthio; avis bird + struthio ostrich, fr. Gr. ?, fr. ? bird, sparrow. Cf. Aviary, Struthious.] [Formerly written also estrich.] (Zo["o]l.) A large bird of the genus Struthio, of which Struthio camelus of Africa is the best known species. It has long and very strong legs, adapted for rapid running; only two toes; a long neck, nearly bare of feathers; and short wings incapable of flight. The adult male is about eight feet high. Note: The South African ostrich (Struthio australis) and the Asiatic ostrich are considered distinct species by some authors. Ostriches are now domesticated in South Africa in large numbers for the sake of their plumes. The body of the male is covered with elegant black plumose feathers, while the wings and tail furnish the most valuable white plumes. Ostrich farm, a farm on which ostriches are bred for the sake of their feathers, oil, eggs, etc. Ostrich farming, the occupation of breeding ostriches for the sake of their feathers, etc. Ostrich fern (Bot.) a kind of fern (Onoclea Struthiopteris), the tall fronds of which grow in a circle from the rootstock. It is found in alluvial soil in Europe and North America.

Meaning of Camel from wikipedia

- A camel is an even-toed ungulate in the genus Camelus that bears distinctive fatty deposits known as "humps" on its back. Camels have long been domesticated...
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- The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactri****) is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of Central Asia. It has two humps on its back, in contrast...
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- Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius), is a large, even-toed ungulate with one hump on its back. It is the tallest of the three species of camel; adult males...
- A camel is a hoofed mammal. Camel may also refer to: Camel Meriem (born 1979), French footballer Marvin Camel (born 1951), WBC and IBF world cruiserweight...
- The Sopwith Camel was a British First World War single-seat biplane fighter aircraft that was introduced on the Western Front in 1917. It was developed...
- Customized Applications for Mobile networks Enhanced Logic (CAMEL) is a set of standards designed to work on either a GSM core network or the Universal...
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