olfend-mere, f.n: female camel. (OL-vend-MEH-ruh / ˈɔl-vɛnd-ˌmɛ-ɹə)

Medieval manuscript image of a woman giving a man water to drink from a well, with two camels waiting beside them.
Speculum humanae salvationis. SW Germany or Austria, 1330-1340. Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, cod. sn 2612, f. 10r. [realonline.imareal.sbg.ac.at]

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