Definition of llama in English:

llama

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Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːmə
 
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noun

1A domesticated pack animal of the camel family found in the Andes, valued for its soft woolly fleece.
  • Lama glama, family Camelidae, probably descended from the wild guanaco
More example sentences
  • Since then, alpacas and llamas have been extensively hybridized.
  • The only thing we don't do with our llamas and alpacas in North America is eat them!
  • The circus boasts camels, zebras, llamas, dogs, pigeons and ducks, as well as clowns, jugglers, wire-walkers and trapeze artists.
1.1 [mass noun] The wool of the llama.
1.2 [mass noun] Cloth made from the wool of the llama.

Origin

early 17th century: from Spanish, probably from Quechua.

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