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Definition of "camelopard" []

  • A giraffe. (noun)
  • Heraldry A bearing resembling a giraffe but represented with long curved horns. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "camelopard" in a sentence
  • "[- 23 -] I shall accordingly pass over this, and be silent on the other like events that subsequently took place -- unless, of course, it should seem to me thoroughly necessary to mention some particular point, -- but I will give an account of the so-called camelopard, because it was then for the first time introduced into Rome by Caesar and exhibited to all."
  • "The _chamois_, or zomer of the ancient Jews, has by different authors been described as the camelopard or giraffe."
  • "Mandriva Linux 2009 Release Candidate 1 (code name camelopard) is available on public mirrors now (or will be in the coming hours)."