camelopard

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noun ca·mel·o·pard \kə-ˈme-lə-ˌpärd\

Definition of camelopard

  1. 1 archaic :  giraffe

  2. 2 capitalized :  camelopardalis

Origin and Etymology of camelopard

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


First Known Use: 14th century

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