Camelid definition

kămə-lĭd
Any of various mammals of the family Camelidae, having padded two-toed feet and a cleft upper lip, and including the alpaca, camels, guanaco, llama, and vicuña.
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Noun

Singular:
camelid
Plural:
camelids

Origin of camelid

  • From New Latin Camēlidae family name from Latin camēlus camel camel

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition