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lama British & World English

An honorific title applied to a spiritual leader in Tibetan Buddhism, whether a reincarnate lama or one who has earned the title in life

Dalai Lama British & World English

The spiritual head of Tibetan Buddhism and, until the establishment of Chinese communist rule, the spiritual and temporal ruler of Tibet

Tashi Lama British & World English

Another name for Panchen Lama.

Panchen Lama British & World English

A Tibetan lama ranking next after the Dalai Lama

Lama pacos in alpaca British & World English

A long-haired domesticated South American mammal related to the llama, valued for its wool

Lama glama in llama British & World English

A domesticated pack animal of the camel family found in the Andes, valued for its soft woolly fleece

Lama guanicoe in guanaco British & World English

A wild Andean mammal similar to the domestic llama, which is probably derived from it. It has a valuable pale brown pelt