Etymology
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camelopard (n.)

an old name for "giraffe," late 14c., from Late Latin camelopardus, shortened from Latin camelopardalis, from Greek kamelopardalis "a giraffe," a compound of kamelos "camel" (see camel), for the long neck, and pardos "leopard, panther" (see pard (n.1)), for the spots.

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Definitions of camelopard

camelopard (n.)
tallest living quadruped; having a spotted coat and small horns and very long neck and legs; of savannahs of tropical Africa;
Synonyms: giraffe / Giraffa camelopardalis
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