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camelopard


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Camelopard  \Ca*mel"o*pard\,  n.  [LL.  camelopardus  L. 
  camelopardalus  camelopardalis  fr  Gr  ?;  ?  a  camel  +  ? 
  pard,  leopard:  cf  F.  cam['e]lopard.  The  camelopard  has  a 
  neck  and  head  like  a  camel,  and  is  spotted  like  a  pard.  See 
  {Camel},  and  {Pard}.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  An  African  ruminant;  the  giraffe.  See  {Giraffe}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  camelopard 
  n  :  tallest  living  quadruped;  having  a  spotted  coat  and  small 
  horns  and  very  long  neck  and  legs;  of  savannahs  of 
  tropical  Africa  [syn:  {giraffe},  {Giraffa  camelopardalis}] 




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