Bactrian camel

Bactrian camel
noun Date: 1609 camel 1b

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Bactrian camel — Bactrian Bac tri*an, a. Of or pertaining to Bactria in Asia. n. A native of Bactria. [1913 Webster] {Bactrian camel}, the two humped camel. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bactrian camel — n. a camel (Camelus bactrianus) with two humps, native to central Asia: it is shorter, heavier, and hairier than the Arabian camel …   English World dictionary

  • Bactrian camel — ► NOUN ▪ the two humped camel, native to central Asia. ORIGIN named after Bactria, an ancient empire in central Asia …   English terms dictionary

  • Bactrian Camel — Taxobox name = Bactrian Camel status = CR status system = iucn3.1 trend = down image caption = Bactrian Camel image width = 250px regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Camelidae genus = Camelus… …   Wikipedia

  • Bactrian camel — UK [ˌbæktrɪən ˈkæm(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms Bactrian camel : singular Bactrian camel plural Bactrian camels a camel from Asia with two humps on its back …   English dictionary

  • Bactrian camel — dvikupris statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Camelus bactrianus angl. Bactrian camel; wild camel vok. Trampeltier; zweihöckriges Kamel rus. бактриан; двугорбый верблюд; дикий двугорбый верблюд; хабтагай… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Bactrian camel — noun two humped camel of the cold deserts of central Asia • Syn: ↑Camelus bactrianus • Hypernyms: ↑camel …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bactrian camel — an Asian camel, Camelus bactrianus, having two humps on the back: an endangered species. Cf. dromedary. [1600 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Bactrian camel — noun The camel with two humps, Camelus bactrianus, native to the steppes of Asia …   Wiktionary

  • Bactrian camel — Bac|tri|an cam|el [ ,bæktriən kæml ] noun count a CAMEL from Asia with two HUMPS on its back …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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