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  1. a baby vicuna, llama, guanaco, or alpaca.
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Origin of cria

< Spanish cría ‘suckling, litter’ < criar ‘to rear, suckle’ < Latin creāre ‘to make, create’ (see create)
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Historical Examples of cria

  • It was used by senators in the cria, by the jurors in the courts, and by boys in the school , as well as in private houses.

    The Private Life of the Romans

    Harold Whetstone Johnston

  • Alcntara is in Cria diocese, and there are no special obstacles beyond the river; but there is no vestige of a road.

    Northern Spain

    Edgar T. A. Wigram

  • The one was the sentence in Don Paez: "Frres, cria de loin un dragon jaune et bleu qui dormait dans du foin."

  • Tant d'orgueil et d'impudence rvoltrent l'assemble; on cria Catilina: 'Tu es un ennemi de la patrie, un meurtrier.'

    Walks in Rome

    Augustus J.C. Hare