Definition of “dromedary” - English Dictionary

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“dromedary” in British English

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dromedarynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdrɒm.ə.dər.i/ us /ˈdrɑː.mə.der.i/

Examples from literature

  • Dromedaries in Australia crave for the mulga as food. 
  • The camels and dromedaries were advancing with water, but no one knew by which way to enter the tower. 
  • The dromedaries he kept in enclosures, where he brought up their young ones. 
  • To my astonishment I saw dromedaries yoked to many loaded carts. 
  • We have our own dromedaries and our own Arab guide on whom we can rely. 

(Definition of “dromedary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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