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[lah-muh] /ˈlɑ mə/

a woolly-haired South American of the genus Lama, believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco: often used as a beast of burden.
the fine, soft fleece of the llama, combined with the wool for coating.
a domesticated South American cud-chewing mammal, Lama glama (or L. peruana), that is used as a beast of burden and is valued for its hair, flesh, and hide: family Camelidae (camels)
the cloth made from the wool of this animal
any other animal of the genus Lama See alpaca1 , guanaco

woolly-haired South American ruminant, c.1600, from Spanish llama (1535), from Quechua (Peru) llama.


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