camelid

[ kam-uh-lid ]
/ ˈkæm ə lɪd /

noun

any two-toed ruminant of the family Camelidae, including the camels, llamas, and vicunas.

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Origin of camelid

First recorded in 1830–35; from New Latin Camēlidae, family name, from Latin camēlus; see origin at camel, -id2
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British Dictionary definitions for camelid

camelid
/ (kəˈmɛlɪd) /

adjective

of or relating to camels
belonging to the camel family, Camelidae

noun

any animal of the camel family
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