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camel

the common name for a member of the mammalian family Camelidae that also includes dromedaries and llamas. They are even-toed UNGULATES and the RUMEN of the stomach has numerous pouches and diverticulae which are capable of storing large amounts of water.

camel

humped members of the Camelidae family of exotic ruminants.

Arabian camel
called also Camelus dromedarius, or single-humped camel.
bactrian camel
two-humped camel. Called also Camelus bactrianus, dromedary.
camel bush
trichodesmazeylanica.
dromedary camel
one-humped camel. Called also Camelus dromedarius.
camel poison
gyrostemon spp., erythrophleumchlorostachys, trichodesmazeylanica.
single-humped camel
see Arabian camel (above).
camel thorn
acaciaerioloba.
camel thorn
+ molopo moth Acacia erioloba + Gonometa spp.
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