a wild South American ruminant, Lama guanicoe, of which the llama and alpaca are believed to be domesticated varieties: related to the camels.
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How to use guanaco in a sentence
Their needles consist of pieces of bone sharpened to the requisite point, and the thread they use is made from guanaco sinews.
The 36 latter are used chiefly for guanaco-hunting, and not a little skill is required to handle them efficiently.
The capa is a long robe of guanaco furs, about five and a half feet long, by four and a half broad.
It is on record amongst his companions that he demolished a whole side of a young guanaco at a sitting.
A roast goose now and then would have made a welcome improvement on our eternal diet of lean 147 guanaco and ostrich.
British Dictionary definitions for guanaco
a cud-chewing South American artiodactyl mammal, Lama guanicoe, closely related to the domesticated llama: family Camelidae
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