Definition of dromedary noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

dromedary

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈdrɒmədəri//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɑːməderi//
 
(pl. dromedaries) Domesticated mammals
 
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an animal of the camel family, with only one hump, that lives in desert countries See related entries: Domesticated mammals Word Origin Middle English: from Old French dromedaire or late Latin dromedarius (camelus) ‘swift camel’, based on Greek dromas, dromad- ‘runner’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dromedary