In truth, the camel—ever a provocative beast—has pushed into the tent rump-first.
As they approached, looping a rope around its neck, the camel took off, dragging the pair with it.
Formichetti presented a collection of tight-fitting trousers and jumpsuits in shades of camel that called to mind Tarzan-couture.
There was something rather theatrical—surreal even—about walking into camp accompanied by a camel caravan later that evening.
Joe camel: For about a decade beginning in 1987, camel started to market its products using a mascot called “Old Joe.”
His upper lip, arched like an eyebrow, curved upwards to his nostrils and his lower hung down like a camel's.
It happened, however, that Roosevelt broke the camel's back.
Anxious to know the reason of his following us, which I had a foreboding was connected with my camel, I hastened to the spot.
But now the One-Hump camel also lives in other countries near there.
Unless a camel is fresh, unusually large and strong, or constantly urged, it rarely makes more than two miles an hour.
Old English camel, perhaps via Old North French camel (Old French chamel, Modern French chameau), from Latin camelus, from Greek kamelos, from Hebrew or Phoenician gamal, perhaps related to Arabic jamala "to bear."
Another Old English word for the beast was olfend, apparently based on confusion of camels with elephants in a place and time when both were known only from travelers' vague descriptions. The Arabian have one hump (the lighter variety is the dromedary); the Bactrian have two.