cam·​el·​eer | \ ˌka-mə-ˈlir How to pronounce cameleer (audio) \

Definition of cameleer

: a camel driver

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Since late 2015, ithas attracted more than 500 hikers and provided jobs for more than 40 Bedouins, including as guides, cameleers and cooks — a figure expected to increase as the longer trail comes into operation. Salma Islam,, "A long-distance hiking trail in Egypt has reunited Bedouin tribes in the name of jobs and tourism," 21 June 2018 The animals and their handlers, known as Afghan cameleers, helped develop vital transport links, one of which is memorialized as the Ghan train link between Darwin in the north and Adelaide, 3,000 kilometers (1,900 miles) to the south. Rebecca Keenan,, "The World Wants More Camel Milk. Australia Can Help," 23 May 2018

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1808, in the meaning defined above

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