Llama

Lla"ma

, n. [Peruv.] 1. (Zol.) A South American ruminant (Auchenia llama), allied to the camels, but much smaller and without a hump. It is supposed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco. It was formerly much used as a beast of burden in the Andes, and is also kept on some ranches in the United States.
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2. The fleece of the llama{1}, a fine, soft wool-like hair.
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