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camelback

[kam-uh l-bak] /ˈkæm əlˌbæk/
noun
1.
the back of a camel:
They traveled through the desert on camelback.
2.
a curved back of a sofa or chair, having a central rising section between two lower sections.
adjective
3.
having a shape resembling the humped back of a camel.
adverb
4.
on camelback:
to ride camelback.
Origin
camel + back1
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