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any artiodactyl mammal of the suborder Tylopoda, having padded, rather than hoofed, digits: includes the camels and llamas
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C19: from New Latin, from Greek tulos knob or tulē cushion + -pod
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any of the pad-footed, even-toed, hoofed mammals of the suborder Tylopoda (order Artiodactyla). This group contains three extinct families and one living family, Camelidae, which contains the camels and the lamoids-the llama, alpaca, guanaco, and vicuna.

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