domestic llama


domestic llama
noun
used in the Andes as a beast of burden and source of wool; considered a domesticated variety of the guanaco
Syn: ↑Lama peruana
Hypernyms: ↑llama
Member Holonyms: ↑Lama, ↑genus Lama

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