PRONUNCIATION: (kuh-MEE-lee-uhs)

MEANING: adjective: Relating to the camel or its hump.

ETYMOLOGY: From camel, from Latin camelus, from Greek kamelos. Ultimately from the Semitic root gml (camel), which also gave us jamal and gamal, the Arabic and Hebrew words for camel. Earliest documented use: 1902.


CAMELLIOUS - flowery

CAMERIOUS - eidetic; exact in every detail

SCAMELIOUS - deceptive