llama


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llama

an animal with soft woolly fleece
Not to be confused with:
lama – Tibetan or Mongolian Buddhist monk

lla·ma

 (lä′mə)
n.
1. A domesticated South American ruminant mammal (Lama glama) related to the camel and having a long neck and small head, raised for its warm wool and used as a beast of burden.
2. Any of various related mammals, such as the alpaca and the guanaco.

[Spanish, from Quechua.]

llama

(ˈlɑːmə)
n
1. (Animals) 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)
2. (Textiles) the cloth made from the wool of this animal
3. (Animals) any other animal of the genus Lama. See alpaca1, guanaco
[C17: via Spanish from Quechua]

lla•ma

(ˈlɑ mə, ˈyɑ-)

n., pl. -mas.
1. a woolly-haired South American ruminant of the genus Lama, related to the camel, believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco.
2. cloth made from the soft fleece of the llama, often combined with wool.
[1590–1600; < Sp < Quechua llama (with palatal l)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.llama - wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a humpllama - wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump
artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, even-toed ungulate - placental mammal having hooves with an even number of functional toes on each foot
domestic llama, Lama peruana - used in the Andes as a beast of burden and source of wool; considered a domesticated variety of the guanaco
guanaco, Lama guanicoe - wild llama
Lama pacos, alpaca - domesticated llama with long silky fleece; believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco
Translations
laama
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References in classic literature ?
Farther under the starboard bulwark were some big hutches containing a number of rabbits, and a solitary llama was squeezed in a mere box of a cage forward.
It was to the house of this grand llama of tailors that D'Artagnan took the despairing Porthos; who, as they were going along, said to his friend, "Take care, my good D'Artagnan, not to compromise the dignity of a man such as I am with the arrogance of this Percerin, who will, I expect, be very impertinent; for I give you notice, my friend, that if he is wanting in respect I will infallibly chastise him."
Occasionally a deer, or a Guanaco (wild Llama) may be seen; but the Agouti (Cavia Patagonica) is the commonest quadruped.
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Then we got to lead a llama each on a walk around the fields to the activity course; the llamas enjoy a track similar to that a dog could take on.
In March North Wales Live reported that sixyear-old Lenny the llama at Bodafon Farm in Llandudno, was left heartbroken when his girlfriend called, Lola, died of old age.
This llama drama was definitely an emergency, the second of the day and all before 9.30am.
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We will sell the tracks for scrap metal and will instead operate a Llama and Cart service between the stations and the rest of the Nexus network.
After his August escape, the 12- to 15-year-old, 350-pound llama evaded capture attempts for about a month, including special treats and efforts to lure him in with other llamas.