Definition of Arabian camel in English:

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Arabian camel


The domesticated one-humped camel, probably native to the deserts of North Africa and SW Asia. See also dromedary.
  • Camelus dromedarius, family Camelidae
Example sentences
  • The camel species that lives today in the Middle East and North Africa is the Arabian camel, which is thought to have been domesticated thousands of years ago.
  • Those 13, (and let me see if I can remember them), those 13 valuable wild mammals were the cow, sheep, goat, horse, pig, the reindeer, donkey, Arabian camel, Asian camel, water buffalo, yak, gaur and Bali cattle.
  • The one-humped Arabian camel, C. dromedarius, is also known as the dromedary.
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