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κάμηλος [ᾰ], ὁ and ἡ (as in Ar.Av.1563), camel, Camelus bactrianus and C. dromedarius (cf. Arist.HA499a13), A.Supp.285, etc.; τοὺς ἔρσενας τῶν κ. Hdt.3.105; κ. ἀμνός a camel-lamb, i.e. young camel, Ar.Av.1559 (lyr.); κ. δρομάς Plu.Alex.31: prov., κάμηλον καταπίνειν Ev.Matt.23.24; cf. κάμιλος.

2. ἡ κ. camelry, Hdt.1.80. (Semitic word, cf. Hebr. gāmāl.)