Definition for DROM'E-DA-RY

DROM'E-DA-RY, n. [Fr. dromadaire; Sp. dromedario; Port. and It. id.; Ir. droman; Gr. δρομας; from swiftness, running, Gr. δρομος, εδραμον, δρεμω. This explanation supposes the word to be of Greek origin.]

  1. A species of camel, called also the Arabian camel, with one bunch or protuberance on the back, in distinction from the Bactrian camel, which has two bunches.
  2. Any quick traveling camel.

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