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Meaning of CAMELOPARD

Pronunciation:  ku'melu`pârd

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa
 

CAMELOPARD is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: Giraffa camelopardalis, giraffe
 
 See Also: genus Giraffa, Giraffa, okapi, Okapia johnstoni, ruminant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ca*mel"o*pard\, n. [LL. camelopardus, L.
camelopardalus, camelopardalis, fr. Gr. ?; ? a camel + ?
pard, leopard: cf. F. cam['e]lopard. The camelopard has a
neck and head like a camel, and is spotted like a pard. See
{Camel}, and {Pard}.] (Zo["o]l.)
An African ruminant; the giraffe. See {Giraffe}.

 

 

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