Alpaca, vicuna and Llama wools are from different species of American goats.
vicuna—A soft twilled cloth similar to cheviot, made of the Andes vicuna, hence its name.
Often I would spend hours in the wild solitudes hunting the vicuna and alpaca, or in some gloomy cañon communing with myself.
The wild lama was called huanacus, or guanaco; and the wild pacos, vicuna, or vigogne.
For weaving, the most valuable pieces are mohair taken from the angora and vicuna.
The natives of Patagonia make up many robes of the guanaco and vicuna, dressing the skins and sewing them together with sinew.
Peruvian ruminant, c.1600, from Spanish vicuña, from Quechua (Peru) wikuna, the native name of the animal.