Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book-name of the African ostrich, Struthio camelus. See camelornithes.

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Examples

  • It is the _Thar Edsjanmel_ or camel-bird of the Persians, of which everybody knows something and of which nobody knows all.

    The Giraffe Hunters

  • Land of the unicorn and the lion, of the crouching panther and the stately elephant, of the camel, the camel-leopard, and the camel-bird!

    The Boy Slaves

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