Bactrian


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Bac·tri·an

 (băk′trē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to Bactria or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of Bactria.
2. The Middle Iranian language of the Bactrians, known from scattered inscriptions and legal documents extending into the Islamic period.

Bactrian

(ˈbæktrɪən)
adj
(Placename) of or relating to Bactria,
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of Bactria
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.
Translations

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.
References in classic literature ?
As when the TARTAR from his RUSSIAN Foe By ASTRACAN over the Snowie Plaines Retires, or BACTRIAN Sophi from the hornes Of TURKISH Crescent, leaves all waste beyond The Realme of ALADULE, in his retreate To TAURIS or CASBEEN.
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.
Given its majestic proportions, the fort's present structures were reconstructed by the Talpurs in 1812 though its original architect remains unknown some historians believe it was the Sassanian dynasty; others claim the Bactrian Greeks were the prime architects.
FASHION p13 camel coats are so named because the original designs were made from the ultra-soft undercoat of the Bactrian camel.
During the tour, Louvre Abu Dhabis masterpieces were highlighted such as the Bactrian "princess" from Central Asia dating back to the end of 3rd beginning of 2nd millennium BCE, the Vase with geometric motifs imported from Mesopotamia discovered on Marawah Island dating back to about 5500 BCE, the Winged dragon from China, the Woman Portrait, also called La Belle Ferronnire by Leonardo da Vinci from Muse du Louvre, and Fountain of Light by contemporary artist Ai Weiwei.
During the tour, Louvre Abu Dhabi's masterpieces were highlighted such as the Bactrian "princess" from Central Asia dating back to the end of 3rd beginning of 2nd millennium BCE, the Vase with geometric motifs imported from Mesopotamia discovered on Marawah Island dating back to about 5500 BCE, the Winged dragon from China, the Woman Portrait, also called La Belle Ferronniare by Leonardo da Vinci from Muse du Louvre, and Fountain of Light by contemporary artist Ai Weiwei.
This year, the Bactrian camels, which are being brought from their home in Warwickshire for the occasion, will be at the Central Methodist Church on Saturday all day from 10.
Located about 130 kilometers from Leh, the Bactrian Double humped camel is found only in the Ladakh region of Nubra valley.
Like the dromedary, the Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus or 2-humped camels) is an Old World camelid species.
The zoo's three Bactrian camels are beginning to look quite splendid after being given a helping hand with their moulting hair.
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.