Webster 1913 Edition
camelot(akin to Sp.
camelinum, fr. Ar.
kamlpile, plush. The word was early confused with camel, camel’s hair also being used in making it. Cf.
A woven fabric originally made of camel's hair, now chiefly of goat's hair and silk, or of wool and cotton.
☞ They have been made plain and twilled, of single warp and weft, of double warp, and sometimes with double weft also, with thicker yarn.
Beck (Draper's Dict. )
Webster 1828 Edition