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llama Line breaks: llama
Pronunciation: /ˈlɑːmə/

Definition of llama in English:


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1A domesticated pack animal of the camel family found in the Andes, valued for its soft woolly fleece.
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.


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

Words that rhyme with llama

amah, armour (US armor), Atacama, Brahma, Bramah, charmer, cyclorama, dharma, diorama, disarmer, drama, embalmer, farmer, Kama, karma, lama, Matsuyama, panorama, Parma, pranayama, Rama, Samar, Surinamer, Vasco da Gama, Yama, Yokohama

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