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Origin of alpaca
Words nearby alpaca
Example sentences from the Web for alpaca
Peruvians have been wearing knits made of alpaca fiber for centuries.Put Down That Cashmere. There’s a New Luxury Wool in Town|Ann Binlot|December 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And it was fur of every variety: brushed mohair, alpaca, ponyhair, and astrakhan.Battle of the Giant Furry Mittens: Wang v. Altuzarra|Isabel Wilkinson|February 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The difference between pink silk and alpaca was nothing to me now.Phemie Frost's Experiences|Ann S. Stephens
The Alpaca which is also domesticated is useful for its fleece.Natural History in Anecdote|Various
The alpaca does not carry loads, but is kept as a domestic animal for the sake of its meat and wool.From Pole to Pole|Sven Anders Hedin
The llama and kindred species—the guanaco, vicua, and alpaca—are characteristic of the Andes.
A tremor passed through Mrs. Pendleton's thin bosom, and bending over, she smoothed a fine darn in the skirt of her alpaca dress.Virginia|Ellen Glasgow