Definition of camelid
: any of a family (Camelidae) of 2-toed ruminant artiodactyl mammals having a 3-chambered stomach and including the camel, llama, guanaco, alpaca, and vicuña
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The remains of now extinct animals—including the bones of prehistoric camelid, bison, and mastodon—were discovered in layers associated with the pre-Clovis human artifacts.
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Origin and Etymology of camelid
New Latin Camelidae, from Camelus, genus name, from Latin
First Known Use: 1911See Words from the same year
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