meaning of camelidae

camelidae meaning in General Dictionary

an all-natural household comprising the camels and llamas and vicunas

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  • camels and llamas and vicunas

Sentence Examples with the word camelidae

Of the two existing generic representatives of the Camelidae (as the family in which they are both included is named), the Old World camels (Camelus) are characterized by their great bodily size, and the presence of one or two fleshy humps, which diminish or increase in size according to the physical condition of the animals themselves.

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