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camel

noun uk   us   /ˈkæm.əl/

camel noun (ANIMAL)

B1 [C] 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
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camel noun (CLOTH)

[U] (also camel hair) a soft, pale brown cloth made from wool and used to make coats
Translations of “camel”
in Arabic جَمَل…
in Korean 낙타…
in Malaysian unta…
in French chameau…
in Turkish deve…
in Italian cammello…
in Chinese (Traditional) 動物, 駱駝…
in Russian верблюд…
in Polish wielbłąd…
in Vietnamese lạc đà…
in Spanish camello…
in Portuguese camelo…
in Thai อูฐ…
in German das Kamel (Dromedar, Trampeltier)…
in Catalan camell…
in Japanese ラクダ…
in Indonesian onta…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动物, 骆驼…
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