Arabian camel


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Arabian camel

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Arabian camel

n
(Animals) a domesticated camel, Camelus dromedarius, having one hump on its back and used as a beast of burden in the hot deserts of N Africa and SW Asia. See also dromedary Compare Bactrian camel
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Noun1.Arabian camel - one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern AsiaArabian camel - 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
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While many do use the camel as a beast of burden, or for its milk and meat, the most prized camels are those that enter the traditional Arabian camel races that are held not just in Oman, but across the region.
For big shoppers, there was an Arabian camel auction, a wonderful immersion in Arabic culture, featuring male and female calves that can grow into amazing racers.
The black-tie fundraiser had a "Midnight in Morocco" theme, including the opportunity to get a selfie next to a special visitor, an Arabian camel.
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani honoured the winners of the final of the annual purebred Arabian Camel Festival the sword of His Highness the Amir for the 2018-2019 season which took place at Al Shahaniya racetrack.
The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani attended the final of the annual purebred Arabian Camel Festival on the sword of the Father Amir HH Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani at Al Shahaniya racetrack on Wednesday.
The present research was conducted on 8-oxoguanine DNA glycosylase geneOGG1 sequence from Arabian camel (camelus dromedaries) to predict the protein structure.
The Cabinet commended the crown prince's donation of SR10 million to the Taif camel racecourse, and his patronage of the closing ceremony of the Crown Prince Camel Festival, organized by the General Sport Authority represented by the Saudi Arabian Camel Federation, which embodies the crown prince's support of this Arabian sport.
Prince Fahd bin Jalawi bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed, president of the Saudi Arabian Camel Federation, accepted the official certificate confirming the festival's accomplishment from Guinness representative, Ahmad Jamal Al-Din.
Summary: Meets trainers and owners at season-ending Arabian Camel Racing Festival at Al Marmoum
There were six species of Camelops, with long legs and a single hump like the Arabian camel, also known as a dromedary (modern Asian camels, for comparison, have two humps).
Prolapse of the soft palate in a male Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius).
The Camelus genus of family Camelidae have two species Camelusdromedarius, the Dromedary, single humped or the Arabian camel and the Camelusbactrianus, the Bactrian or the double humped camel.