camelid

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noun cam·el·id \ˈka-mə-ˌlid\

Definition of camelid

  1. :  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

Origin and Etymology of camelid

New Latin Camelidae, from Camelus, genus name, from Latin


First Known Use: 1911

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