guanaco

[gwah-nah-koh]
noun, plural guanacos.
a wild South American ruminant, Lama guanicoe, of which the llama and alpaca are believed to be domesticated varieties: related to the camels.

Origin:
1595–1605; < Spanish < Quechua wanaku

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guanaco (ɡwɑːˈnɑːkəʊ)
 
n , pl -cos
a cud-chewing South American artiodactyl mammal, Lama guanicoe, closely related to the domesticated llama: family Camelidae
 
[C17: from Spanish, from Quechuan huanacu]

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People hunted wild vicuña and guanaco nearly to extinction.
People hunted wild vicuña and guanaco nearly to extinction.
It was cold, and he wrapped his poncho of guanaco-hide round his neck and head.
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