Origin of camel
OTHER WORDS FROM camelcam·el·like, adjective
Words nearby camel
How to use camel in a sentence
Wernery and Eriksen call those they’ve found in the camels “polybezoars.”Camels have been dying after mistaking plastic for food|Asher Jones|January 15, 2021|Science News For Students
Before long, they spotted a camel skeleton and began to dig through sand and bones.
With a stomach full of plastic, camels don’t eat because they don’t feel hungry, and they starve to death.
If all goes well, the camels will make antibodies to both viruses.
Getting young camels to make antibodies to the virus would protect people.
The “clairvoyant camel” has picked Argentina over Germany in the World Cup final.The Amazing Tale of Paul the Psychic Octopus: Germany’s World Cup Soothsayer|Emily Shire|July 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In short: It is so convenient that it makes a taxi seem about as high-tech as a camel.
There was something rather theatrical—surreal even—about walking into camp accompanied by a camel caravan later that evening.
Later, I fell asleep to the sound of Lhoucine gently coaxing his camel and faint ululating from a distant stone cottage.
Joe would often appear looking suave or cool in various brightly colored situations - as cool as a man with a camel face can look.
He and I went through many distant places in India with camel caravans, carrying loads of silver and gold, spices and fruits.Kari the Elephant|Dhan Gopal Mukerji
I followed his advice, allowed my luggage to be carried, and patiently mounted my camel.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
With the soft tuft of camel hair he blurred against the peak pale, luminous vapor of new cloud.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
And the same John had his garment of camel's hair, and a leathern girdle about his loins: and his meat was locusts and wild honey.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Junglee was close behind the camel leading my pony, and the others in the rear, but all in their places.Confessions of a Thug|Philip Meadows Taylor
British Dictionary definitions for camel
- a fawn colour
- (as adjective)a camel dress
Word Origin for camel
Other Idioms and Phrases with camel
see under last straw.