Definition of llama :
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.
mammal (part of speech: noun)
fox, hippopotamus, camel, cavy, ibex, donkey, lynx, hamster, hare, otter, antelope, wolf, sheep, echidna, rhinoceros, mule, koala, dog, hog, mongoose, squirrel, raccoon, horse, dingo, burro, hyena, wallaby, panda, coyote, elephant, caribou, opossum, lion, leopard, gazelle, mole, cow, puma, polecat, mouse, arctic fox, cat, ox, zebra, jaguar, pig, weasel, marmot, giraffe, gopher, porcupine, stag, camelopard, bobcat, ermine, panther, ocelot, deer, chipmunk, bison, alpaca, goat, cheetah, wombat, sable, yak, kangaroo, rabbit, buffalo, swine, stoat, mink, shrew, skunk, cougar, ferret, hedgehog, possum, beaver, gnu, bear, tiger, dromedary, sloth, platypus, moose, chinchilla, jackal, reindeer, rat, lemming, elk, ass
- On the discovery of America a llama cost as much as eighteen or twenty dollars. - "Popular Adventure Tales", Mayne Reid.
- The Merino sheep, as now naturalized in Australia, furnishes an excellent fleece; but all varieties of sheep- wool, reared either in Europe or Australia are inferior in softness of feel to that grown in India, and to that of the llama of the Andes. - "The Book of Household Management", Mrs. Isabella Beeton.
- Animals, also, were to be found there, - among which the llama, with its golden fleece, was most conspicuous, - executed in the same style, and with a degree of skill, which, in this instance, probably, did not surpass the excellence of the material. - "History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas", Prescott, William Hickling.