from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Shaped like a hump or an arching curve.
  • n. New Orleans A narrow house with one story in front and two in the rear. See Regional Note at beignet.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The backs of camels.
  • n. A flexible water container worn on the back.
  • n. A house with a second storey that does not completely cover the ground floor.
  • n. A railway locomotive that has its cab in the middle as opposed to at the end.
  • n. A camelback sofa or chair.
  • n. A type of rubber used in tyre restoration.
  • adj. Having a shaped back; particularly a shape with a raised middle.
  • adj. Anything shaped like the back of a camel.


camel +‎ back (Wiktionary)



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