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English definition of “camel”

camel

noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /ˈkæm.əl/
B1 a large animal with a long neck, that lives in the desert and has one or two humps (= large raised areas of flesh) on its back → See also dromedaryWild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals
(Definition of camel noun (ANIMAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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