Definition of mehari in English:

mehari

(also mehara, méhari)

noun

  • In North Africa and the Middle East: a dromedary, used for riding and racing.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Thomas Shaw (1694–1751), traveller. From French méhari dromedary from Arabic mahrī (also with regional pronunciation mehrī; plural mahārā, mahārī), use as noun of mahrī (adjective) of or relating to Mahra, a tribal region of southern Arabia famed for its highly prized camels.

Pronunciation

mehari

/məˈhɑːri/