llama vs alpaca

llama alpaca


  • 1) zoology A South American mammal of the camel family, Lama glama, used as a domestic beast of burden and a source of wool and meat.
  • 2) 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.
  • 3) Any of various related mammals, such as the alpaca and the guanaco.
  • 4) (Zoöl.) 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.
  • 5) The fleece of the llama{1}, a fine, soft wool-like hair.
  • 6) wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump
  • 7) An even-toed ruminant ungulate quadruped, Auchenia glama or llama, or Lama peruviana, of South America, of the order Ungulata, suborder Artiodactyla, superfamily Tylopoda, family Camelidæ, closely related to the camel of the Old World, but smaller, without a hump, and woolly-haired.
  • 8) The wool of the llama. It is used in making stuffs for women's wear, lace, tassels, etc.


  • 1) A sheep-like animal of the Andes, Vicugna pacos, in the camel family, closely related to the llama, guanaco, and vicuña.
  • 2) A domesticated South American ruminant mammal (Vicugna pacos or Lama pacos), related to the llama and having fine, long wool.
  • 3) A fabric that imitates alpaca, made from various natural or synthetic fibers.
  • 4) The silky wool of this mammal.
  • 5) Cloth made from alpaca.
  • 6) (Zoöl.) An animal of Peru (Lama paco), having long, fine, wooly hair, supposed by some to be a domesticated variety of the llama.
  • 7) Wool of the alpaca.
  • 8) A thin kind of cloth made of the wooly hair of the alpaca, often mixed with silk or with cotton.
  • 9) a thin glossy fabric made of the wool of the Lama pacos, or made of a rayon or cotton imitation of that wool
  • 10) wool of the alpaca
  • 11) domesticated llama with long silky fleece; believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco
  • 12) A fabric manufactured from the hair or wool of the alpaca, either wholly or in part, or made in imitation of this, used for clothing in warm climates, for coat-linings, and very largely for umbrellas.
  • 13) A mammal, the Auchenia pacos, a native of the Andes, especially of the mountains of Chili and Peru.


  • 1) Our llama would not eat and his temperature was dropping.
  • 2) We have llamas, a couple of tapirs and some emus.
  • 3) Salted chicken is a speciality, as is llama meat.
  • 4) January 13, 2008 at 2:21 am here’s a llama, dare’s a llama, an anodder liddle llama, fuzzy llama, funny llama, llama, llama___________
  • 5) The llama is not in the picture because it was licking my hand not holding the camera.
  • 6) (link) One of the things I like about "drama llama" is that it is not gendered.
  • 7) Thanks for making me laugh at work:) and, since I have a good idea who the drama llama is - don't waste a single second on worrying about her.
  • 8) If you can’t figure out that the llama is just shaking his head (as are the rest of us) then you might consider taking a walk to clear your head.
  • 9) Clearly, those of us commenting at TP are responsible and I figured a llama was the modern take on Leda and the swan.
  • 10) ‘Since then, alpacas and llamas have been extensively hybridized.’
  • 11) ‘The only thing we don't do with our llamas and alpacas in North America is eat them!’
  • 12) ‘The circus boasts camels, zebras, llamas, dogs, pigeons and ducks, as well as clowns, jugglers, wire-walkers and trapeze artists.’
  • 13) ‘Franklin has surveyed ranchers using llamas to protect sheep, and found that llamas seem to be earning their keep.’
  • 14) ‘So we didn't get diseases from llamas, but we did get diseases from pigs and sheep.’
  • 15) ‘There was a fairly modest sized zoo here with llamas and camels and some monkeys.’
  • 16) ‘There was more traffic on the roads: single riders on llamas or deer, sleds and sleighs, some wheeled wagons taking it very easy.’
  • 17) ‘Among the animals would be the elephants, performing sea lions, lions, llamas, and Argentine ponies, dogs and a comedy chimpanzee.’
  • 18) ‘Reindeer, llamas and Petra, the zoo's only camel, were the star attractions, but sadly the plan was abandoned because it was deemed impractical.’
  • 19) ‘Besides llamas, Irineo and Marta maintain some 60 small sheep, a kitten and two black shepherd dogs.’
  • 20) ‘Alpacas and llamas abound, as do viscachas (large rabbits) and water birds such as ducks, flamingos and weighty gulls.’
  • 21) ‘We talk constantly about her llamas and their fleece, about our patterns, about luscious yarns!’
  • 22) ‘Here, youngsters can see baby llamas, goats, tortoises, Vietnamese pot bellied pigs and, if they are lucky, see chicks being born.’
  • 23) ‘That's often a time for some llamas to pester each other.’
  • 24) ‘We walk briskly on the soft sand of its otherwise-dry bed, the two Quechua Indians egging on the llamas with whistles and cries.’
  • 25) ‘When I catch up, the llamas are grazing above a deep valley whose every foot of silt has been terraced for farming.’
  • 26) ‘Apparently there is another llama on the way (that will be their 3rd breeding) so once that arrives that will make them a herd or perhaps a flock.’
  • 27) ‘‘A male guard llama can cost about £500 to £600 but live for around 15 years,’ she said.’
  • 28) ‘The youngster, which is the first baby llama to be born on the farm, has settled in well, and is proving a very popular attraction with visitors.’
  • 29) ‘The listless llamas, who live with a five-year-old male llama, Murphy, and some sheep, have not left their Helmsley field for 12 months.’


  • 1) ‘For many years, historians and scientists assumed that the Incas had created both the llamas and alpacas by domesticating the guanaco, which is larger and more widely distributed than the vicuna.’
  • 2) ‘The Aymara use a great many materials in their weaving, including cotton, as well as wool from sheep, alpacas, and llamas.’
  • 3) ‘Camelids such as llamas and alpacas are not native to South America but arrived there from the north, as did some deer and horses.’
  • 4) ‘For two days, we climbed towards Akhamani, the Kallawayas' sacred mountain, its lower slopes verdant, carpeted with terraces and grazed by llamas, alpacas and sheep.’
  • 5) ‘Alongside the traditional exhibits of horses, cows and sheep were examples of Greenside alpacas and Malham llamas.’
  • 6) ‘The group is made up of smaller clubs who love working with natural fibres (ie wool, silk, alpaca and mohair), and they come together each year to display their crafts.’
  • 7) ‘Whatever it becomes will have to be handwashed, and quickly, as I've learned that angora shouldn't ever soak in water (nor should alpaca, for that matter).’
  • 8) ‘‘There are 22 natural shades of alpaca - lots of chocolates, creams and greys,’ she explains.’
  • 9) ‘Their elaborate fabrics, woven on looms from cotton and alpaca wool, are known today because they were used in a type of mummification process.’
  • 10) ‘Vicuna wool is prized even more highly than alpaca wool but the species is protected and its wool rarely found in garments.’
  • 11) ‘One morning late in August, the local police chief and seven gun-toting officers arrived alongside the owner of a cloth factory who claimed to be searching for seven rolls of alpaca fabric stolen from him in a heist.’
  • 12) ‘People make use of blankets and heavy wool and alpaca garments to keep warm.’
  • 13) ‘She says they talked about producing long and short versions of her cross over V-neck sweater and cardigans in alpaca and linen.’
  • 14) ‘There was some inspired audience participation and I found myself constantly laughing, though it may have had more to do with the Peruvian, wearing a very cool alpaca pullover, sitting next to me who was comedy gold.’
  • 15) ‘It's a light silk / alpaca blend, and so airy that it's actually thermal.’

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