Definition of Dromedaries

1. Noun. (plural of dromedary) ¹



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Definition of Dromedaries

1. dromedary [n] - See also: dromedary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dromedaries

drollings
drollish
drollist
drollists
drollness
drollnesses
drolls
drolly
dromaeognathous
dromaeosaur
dromaeosaurid
dromaeosaurids
dromaeosaurs
dromatherium
drome
dromedaries (current term)
dromedary
dromedary hump
dromeosaur
dromeosaurs
dromes
dromic
dromical
dromion
dromions
dromograph
dromoi
dromology
dromomania
dromon

Literary usage of Dromedaries

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1. Letters from Egypt, Ethiopia, and the Peninsula of Sinai by Richard Lepsius (1853)
"On the 19th of May we at length set out on our journey, with twenty camels, two dromedaries, thirteen asses, and one horse. When I speak of camels and ..."

2. A History of Ancient Geography Among the Greeks and Romans from the Earliest by Edward Herbert Bunbury (1883)
"RATE OF TRAVELLING ON dromedaries. On this occasion we are told that the ... and being mounted on dromedaries (Spo/xdS«s Kcy«7\oi) accomplished the distance ..."

3. The Great Sahara: Wanderings South of the Atlas Mountains by Henry Baker Tristram (1860)
"... or in the guise of hired guards for caravans camped in the outskirts, or bivouacking with their beautiful white dromedaries within the walls. ..."

4. History of California by Theodore Henry Hittell (1898)
"The routes were soon made practicable for fast horses and stage-coaches, against which camels and dromedaries could not compete, and eventually for ..."

5. Damascus and Palmyra: A Journey to the East by Charles Greenstreet Addison (1838)
"The she dromedaries were being milked in wooden bowls, and hot cakes of ... Numerous dromedaries of all sizes were wandering off into the desert to seek for ..."

6. Damascus and Palmyra: A Journey to the East. With a Sketch of the State and by Charles Greenstreet Addison (1838)
"dromedaries. — HORSES. BREAKFAST. —BEDOUIN WOMEN. DEPARTURE. DESERT. ... The she dromedaries were being milked in wooden bowls, and hot cakes of unleavened ..."

7. A Journey to Central Africa; Or, Life and Landscapes from Egypt and the by Bayard Taylor (1885)
"... View of the Second Cataract—We reach Wadi-Halfa—Selling my dromedaries- Farewell to Abou-Sin—Thanksgiving on the Ferry-boat—Parting with the Caicai BUD. ..."

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