Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to camels
  • adj. resembling a camel

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to or resembling camels or the Camelidœ; cameloid.
  • n. A stuff used in the middle ages as a material for dress.
  • n. Treacle-mustard; wormseed.
  • Pertaining to or derived from plants of the genus Camelina: as, cameline oil.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Sri Thakini — Unknown seated goddess, however due to the camel symbol on her pedestal, linguists suggestUshtrakini, or the cameline goddess.

    Chausath Yogini Temple - Inventory of Goddesses and Gods | Angkor Wat Apsara & Devata: Khmer Women in Divine Context

  • He arrived in camp, none the worse for a well-developed “cropper;” his dromedary had put its foot in a hole, and had fallen with a suddenness generally unknown to the cameline race.

    The Land of Midian

  • Not even the sauce cameline a mixture of toast crumbs, vinegar, and cinnamon, with the consistency of mustard is sweetened.

    Savoring The Past

  • Moisture was more usually added in the form of a sauce, typically cameline, poured in through a steam vent after baking, just as we do today with aspic for a pâté en croûte.

    Savoring The Past

  • “Camelin, sauce cameline, A certaine daintie Italian sauce.”

    Early English Meals and Manners

  • The statutes drawn up by this company inform us that the famous sauce à la cameline, sold by them, was to be composed or “good cinnamon, good ginger, good cloves, good grains of paradise, good bread, and good vinegar.”

    The Book of Household Management

  • This mask contains cocoa butter, cameline oil and cotton butter which helps to hydrate and repair our skin texture.

    Style Guru

  • Which is good news indeed considering that tests show that the carbon emissions from flying can be reduced 84% using cameline-based jet fuel; and that results from the aforementioned Continental Airlines flight and from an Air New Zealand test flight late in 2008 show that the blend of biofuel and conventional jet fuel they used reduced emissions by at least 60%. photo: Nick Holland via flick

    TreeHugger

  • a well-developed "cropper;" his dromedary had put its foot in a hole, and had fallen with a suddenness generally unknown to the cameline race.

    The Land of Midian — Volume 2

  • 1878 OW potamus 1883 OW cameline camel 1865 hippotigrine zebra W OW hirudine leech W capreoline roe 1835 hominine man 1883 -

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IV No 1

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