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Related to dromedaries: Camelus dromedarius, camel
  • noun

Synonyms for dromedary

one-humped camel of the hot deserts of northern Africa and southwestern Asia

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90]-derived antibody titers were relatively low compared with those from earlier studies of MERS patients and dromedaries (2); B.
The Chaffee Zoological Gardens offers short rides for adults and children on two dromedaries, George and Stoney.
Deep in the heart of Bard country there is a collection of bactrians and dromedaries who are putting camel racing on the map here in Blighty.
The collagen profile for the High Arctic camel most closely matched those of modern camels, specifically dromedaries (camels with one hump) as well as the Yukon giant camel, which is thought to be Paracamelus, the ancestor of modern camels.
Born to famous racing dromedaries which had won many races for their owner when they were young, the baby camel is sad that its father was far away in the camel camp tied to the ground on his left front foot.
Dromedaries have one hump and are native to India, Africa and the Middle East.
His Royal Highness also visited the exhibition tent of handicraft products, traditional housing, falconry tools, horses and dromedaries from the UAE.
Previous studies had hinted that the dromedaries could carry MERS (SN: 4/5/14, p.
Washington, Apr 19 ( ANI ): Recent research on the domestication of donkeys, camelids (which includes dromedaries, Bactrian camels, llamas and alpacas) pigs, cattle, sheep and goats suggests that neither intentional breeding nor genetic isolation were as significant as traditionally thought.
Tests on 203 dromedaries from different parts of Saudi Arabia found evidence of past infection in about 75 percent overall, with higher rates in some regions.
Lower levels of the coronavirus-specific antibodies were also found in 14 per cent of the samples taken from dromedaries from the Canary Islands of Spain.
According to Aejaz Ahmad, who has been working for almost 20 years in the relatively quiet town of Shahaniya famous for its camel racing track, some of the most sought after dromedaries can cost between four and six million Qatari riyals.
The world's original on-line poetry bar, The Camel Saloon welcomes submissions of poems, short fiction, photography and works of art from dromedaries, malcontents and jewels in the world.
In real life, these dromedaries have become essential to surviving the Bedouin life of old.