Bactrian Bac"tri*an, a. Of or pertaining to Bactria in Asia. -- n. A native of Bactria. [1913 Webster]

{Bactrian camel}, the two-humped camel. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bactrian — inhabitant of Bactria, late 14c.; as a type of camel, c.1600, from L. Bactria, ancient region in what is now northwestern Afghanistan, lit. the western province, from Persian bakhtar the west …   Etymology dictionary

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