Bactrian camel


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Bactrian camel

n.
A two-humped camel (Camelus bactrianus), widely used as a beast of burden in desert regions of central and southwest Asia.

Bactrian camel

n
(Animals) a two-humped camel, Camelus bactrianus, used as a beast of burden in the cold deserts of central Asia. Compare Arabian camel

Bac′trian cam′el


n.
an Asian camel, Camelus bactrianus, having two humps on the back. Compare dromedary.
[1600–10]
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Noun1.Bactrian camel - two-humped camel of the cold deserts of central AsiaBactrian camel - two-humped camel of the cold deserts of central Asia
camel - cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions
Translations

Bactrian camel

[ˈbæktrɪənˈkæml] ncammello (asiatico)
References in classic literature ?
They crossed a snowy pass in cold moonlight, when the lama, mildly chaffing Kim, went through up to his knees, like a Bactrian camel - the snow-bred, shag-haired sort that came into the Kashmir Serai.
For instance, larger caged animals such as the elephants and the Bactrian camel are ailing and need emergency attention.
While most animals appeared to be in distress, the large caged mammals, for instance the lone Bactrian camel, the big cats and the elephants, needed immediate attention.
FASHION p13 camel coats are so named because the original designs were made from the ultra-soft undercoat of the Bactrian camel.
As for the Bactrian camel, 'It is a slow, heavy beast, but with muscles like steel and amazing powers of endurance which carry it through extremes of heat, cold, hunger and thirst such as no other beast of burden could stand' wrote Cable.
There is another camel though, the Bactrian Camel of Central and Western Asia.
Carcinomas of the lungs and adenocarcinomas of the forestomach have been reported in the Bactrian camel with metastatic lesions in the liver, hepatic lymph nodes, heart, aorta and the lungs [1].
Like the dromedary, the Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus or 2-humped camels) is an Old World camelid species.
Zoo director Nick Jackson with Clara the Bactrian camel
5 July 2016 - 13:21 FAO's Iran representative visits Bactrian camel farm Bactrian Camels Are of High Importance in Terms of Genetics During the visit, Nakouzi highlighted the importance of bactrian camels in terms of genetics and regretted the fact that the species is gradually vanishing due to change in life style of nomad tribes in recent years.
The Bactrian camel also has tough footpads and kneepads and long eyelashes.