Recent Examples of camel from the Web
Nearer the mountains, vendors roast camel fat and meat on hot rocks.
In ancient days, travelers used horses and camels to traverse long distances in harsh desert environments.
Saudi Arabian border guards this month arrested a Sudanese man accused of smuggling more than half a million drug tablets into the kingdom from Jordan on the back of a camel.
However, the guests were able to glimpse perhaps the oldest mode of transportation along the Silk Route: A camel caravan.
Local residents told the Associated Press that the attackers arrived late Sunday on camels and horses before firing in all directions.
Fletcher Page / The C-J LEXINGTON, Ky. — This weekend in Egypt, Romeo Langford rode a camel, visited the pyramids and played seven minutes of basketball.
There was also a petting zoo that featured a camel as well as other animals indigenous to far-away regions.
While the circus' name conjures the Corps of Discovery expedition and exploration, this traveling circus is in fact all about high-flying acts and juggling, along with a well-advertised camel in on the big-top action.
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Origin and Etymology of camel
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of camel for English Language Learners
: a large animal of Africa and Asia that has a long neck and one or two large humps on its back and that is often used for desert travel
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