drom·e·dar·y (drŏmĭ-dĕr′ē, drŭm-)
n. pl. drom·e·dar·ies
A one-humped domesticated camel (Camelus dromedarius), widely used as a beast of burden in desert regions from northern Africa to western Asia. Also called Arabian camel.
[Middle English dromedarie, from Old French dromedaire, from Late Latin dromedārius, from Latin dromas, dromad-, from Greek, running.]
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