camelopard

noun
ca·mel·o·pard | \kə-ˈme-lə-ˌpärd \

Definition of camelopard 

1 archaic : giraffe

2 capitalized : camelopardalis

First Known Use of camelopard

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for camelopard

Late Latin camelopardus, alteration of Latin camelopardalis, from Greek kamēlopardalis, from kamēlos camel + pardalis leopard

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