καμηλοπάρδαλις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κάμηλος (kámēlos, camel) +‎ πάρδαλις (párdalis, leopard); from the fact that a giraffe has a long neck like a camel and is spotted like a leopard.

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Noun[edit]

κᾰμηλοπάρδᾰλῐς (kamēlopárdalisf (genitive κᾰμηλοπαρδάλεως); third declension

  1. giraffe

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