Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without a hump.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Without a hump.

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  • adjective Without humps.

Etymologies

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hump +‎ -less

Examples

  • This massive animal, standing 6 ft/180 cm at the shoulder and with horns 6.5 in/17 cm in diameter, roamed Asia, Europe, and North Africa in the form of two overlapping races: a humpless European-African form, and a humped central Asian form, the zebu.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • This massive animal, standing 6 ft/180 cm at the shoulder and with horns 6.5 in/17 cm in diameter, roamed Asia, Europe, and North Africa in the form of two overlapping races: a humpless European-African form, and a humped central Asian form, the zebu.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • Cattle have been classified in many ways, but they are generally designated as humped or humpless types.

    1 Microcattle

  • Less than 250 kg. These humpless cattle are used as pack animals and can tolerate poor forage and high altitudes.

    1 Microcattle

  • A humpless multipurpose breed - draft, milk, and beef - that is exceptionally hardy.

    1 Microcattle

  • And in the regions where yaks are found, they are often interbred with cattle, either the humpless cattle (Bos taurus) of Tibet and Mongolia or the zebu (Bos indicus) of South Asia.

    1 Domesticated Banteng

  • Among the ungulates of native origin was the long-necked, high-standing macrauchenia, shaped something like a huge, humpless camel or giraffe, and with a short proboscis.

    VIII. Primeval Man; and the Horse, the Lion, and the Elephant

  • The only wild things of any size that we saw were the rheas, or South American ostriches, and a couple of guanacos, or wild llamas, small, swift, humpless camels, of which the ancestral forms were abundant in the North American Miocene.

    VIII. Primeval Man; and the Horse, the Lion, and the Elephant

  • _Taurus_, humpless cattle with cylindrical horns; and _Gavaeus_, humpless cattle with flattened horns.

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • GOUPIL (Jean-Sebastien-Marie), born in 1802; a sort of humpless hunchback; son of a well-to-do farmer.

    Repertory of the Comedie Humaine Part 1

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