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Origin of vicuna
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Vicuna—A soft twilled cloth similar to cheviot, made of the Andes vicuna, hence its name.Textiles and Clothing|Kate Heintz Watson
For weaving, the most valuable pieces are mohair taken from the angora and vicuna.
A frigid young lady sacrificed for her benefit an abominable vicuna coat which, she said, fitted Victoria like a glove.A Bed of Roses|W. L. George
The natives of Patagonia make up many robes of the guanaco and vicuna, dressing the skins and sewing them together with sinew.Home Taxidermy for Pleasure and Profit|Albert B. Farnham
The wild lama was called huanacus, or guanaco; and the wild pacos, vicuna, or vigogne.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VIII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon