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- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



DROMEDARY. A heavy, bungling thief or rogue. A purple
dromedary; a bungler in the art and mystery of thieving.
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- The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)



Drom"e*da*ry (drŭm"&esl;*d&asl;*r&ybreve;), n.; pl. Dromedaries (#). [F. dromadaire, LL. dromedarius, fr. L. dromas (sc. camelus), fr. Gr. droma`s running, from dramei`n, used as aor. of tre`chein to run; cf. Skr. dram to run.] (Zoöl.) The Arabian camel (Camelus dromedarius), having one hump or protuberance on the back, in distinction from the Bactrian camel, which has two humps.

&fist; In Arabia and Egypt the name is restricted to the better breeds of this species of camel. See Deloul.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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