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drom·e·dar·y

 (drŏm′ĭ-dĕr′ē, drŭm′-)
n. pl. drom·e·dar·ies
A one-humped domesticated camel (Camelus dromedarius), widely used as a beast of burden in desert regions from northern Africa to western Asia. Also called Arabian camel.

[Middle English dromedarie, from Old French dromedaire, from Late Latin dromedārius, from Latin dromas, dromad-, from Greek, running.]

dromedary

(ˈdrʌmədərɪ; -drɪ; ˈdrɒm-)
n, pl -daries
1. (Breeds) a type of Arabian camel bred for racing and riding, having a single hump and long slender legs
2. (Animals) another name for Arabian camel
[C14: from Late Latin dromedārius (camēlus), from Greek dromas running]

drom•e•dar•y

(ˈdrɒm ɪˌdɛr i, ˈdrʌm-)

n., pl. -dar•ies.
the single-humped camel, Camelus dromedarius, of Arabia and N Africa. Compare Bactrian camel.
[1300–50; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Late Latin dromedārius (camēlus) < Greek dromad-, s. of dromás running + Latin -ārius -ary]

dromedary

, Bactrian - A one-hump camel is a dromedary (from Latin, meaning "swift camel," from Greek dromas, "runner") and a two-hump camel is a Bactrian (from Bactria in Asia).
See also related terms for runner.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dromedary - one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asiadromedary - one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia
camel - cud-chewing mammal used as a draft or saddle animal in desert regions
Translations
dromedaris
dromedár
dromedar
شتر
dromedaariyksikyttyräinen kameli
dromedar
dromedár
dromader
dromader
dromedár
dromedar
dromedar

dromedary

[ˈdrɒmɪdərɪ] Ndromedario m

dromedary

[ˈdrʌmədəri ˈdrɒmədəri] ndromadaire m

dromedary

nDromedar nt

dromedary

[ˈdrɒmɪdrɪ] ndromedario

camel

(ˈkӕməl) noun
a desert animal with one (dromedary (ˈdromədəri) ) or two (bactrian (camel) (ˈbӕktriən) ) humps on its back, used for carrying goods and/or people.
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Effect of management systems on the performance of dromedary camel calves reared under organized farm condition.
A 7-year old, intact male dromedary camel in captivity in private zoo in the city of Caracas-Venezuela, had progressive right hock joint swelling and lameness for 9 months and a proliferative chronic wound granulomatous appearance unresponsive to conventional treatment FIGS.
In the study conducted in an organized dromedary camel farm, an overall prevalence of ocular affections was recorded as 19.
I say 'Arabian' because by all accounts (to be discussed later) the earliest domestication of the Dromedary camel occurred on the Southern Arabian Peninsula, a point also made by the authors of the TAU report.
Pakistan: The dromedary camel is found mainly in Sindh, Baluchistan and Punjab provinces.
Genetic analysis of samples taken from the victim and from the camel in question -- a one-humped or dromedary camel in a herd of nine owned by the patient -- suggested the virus had passed directly from the animal to the man, they concluded.
Bachground: The following study was carried out to determine the ultrastructural features of the oocyte of the ovulatory-sized follicles in relation to concentrations of steroids and IGF-I in the Follicular Fluid (FF) and serum in the dromedary camel.
Compared with bovine milk, Dromedary camel milk fat contains smaller amounts of short chain fatty acids [1] and a lower content of carotene [39].
London, Aug 9 ( ANI ): The one-humped dromedary camel of Arabia may be the source of a mysterious respiratory virus that emerged without warning last year, a new study has revealed.
This field survey was conducted in three districts of Punjab, Pakistan, to study the dromedary camel production and traditional management practices.
Therefore, this project was planned to study ovarian size and activity during the low and peak breeding seasons in female dromedary camel (Camelus dromedarius) kept under sub-tropical climate of Pakistan.