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