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camel, noun

Origin:
South African DutchShow more Calque formed on South African Dutch kameel, see kameel.
obs.
cameleopard. Also attributive.
1837 N. Polson Subaltern’s Sick Leave 139The princely zerapha or giraffe in bevies...These camels (as they are technically termed by travellers in the interior) go off at an awkward and not very fast gallop.
1936 [see kameel].
cameleopard. Also attributive.

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