dromedary dromedary  /d ˈrɑ mə ˌdɛ ri/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia

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Usage(s):

  1. About all that many people know about Kurds is contained in the lines of Hilaire Belloc: The dromedary is a cheerful bird: I cannot say the same about the Kurd.
  2. Since then, he has covered every continent except Australia, on every conveyance from a Volga River steamer to a dromedaryand very often on Shank's mare.

News

  1. Oakland Zoo gets two new friendly residents

    The Oakland Zoo gave media a behind the scenes look at their two new dromedary (Arabian) camels. They both have relocated to the zoo from the Gladys Porter Zoo in Brownsville, Texas. One male named Bahir (meaning dazzling), and one female, Zahara (meaning shining, exquisite flower), are young camels and weigh about 630 pounds each, but will grow to reach 1100-1500 pounds as they mature. Oakland ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KTVU

  2. A candy chain's sweet success

    Jeff Rubin , the founder and CEO of It'Sugar, the fastest-growing retail candy store in the world, is holding a box of sour bubblegum depicting the derrière of a cartoon dromedary.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN Money

  3. New Camels Move in at Oakland Zoo

    Oakland Zoo is happy to announce the arrival of two new dromedary (Arabian) camels. (PRWeb June 10, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10818459.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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