Definition of humpless in English:



  • See hump

    • ‘A pencil drawing from 1982 presents four hunchbacks and freaks aboard a humpless camel standing on a platform mounted on a wheelcart.’
    • ‘Our work has shown that the cattle of Europe, northern Asia, and Africa all have closely related DNA sequences and that they all belong to a group that corresponds most closely to the humpless cattle known as Bos taurus.’
    • ‘Among these large animals was the prehistoric forerunner of all domestic humpless cattle: the aurochs.’
    • ‘It is now accepted that all humpless domestic cattle are of a single species, Bos taurus, and that they all descend ultimately from the aurochs, Bos primigenius.’