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English definition of “camel”

camel

noun uk   /ˈkæm.əl/ us  

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
See also
Wild mammalsHumans, apes and monkeysFelines (cats)Canines (dogs)Deer and antelopeRodents and similar animalsMarine mammals

camel noun (CLOTH)

[U] (also camel hair) a soft, pale brown cloth made from wool and used to make coatsTextiles made from natural fibres
(Definition of camel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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