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alpacan. [Sp. alpaca, fr. the original Peruvian name of the animal. Cf. Paco.].
  •  An animal of Peru (Lama paco), having long, fine, wooly hair, supposed by some to be a domesticated variety of the llama.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Wool of the alpaca.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A thin kind of cloth made of the wooly hair of the alpaca, often mixed with silk or with cotton.  [1913 Webster]


alpaca, n.
1 a S. American mammal, Lama pacos, related to the llama, with long shaggy hair.
2 the wool from the animal.
3 fabric made from the wool, with or without other fibres.

Sp. f. Aymar{aacute} or Quechua

For further exploring for "alpaca" in Webster Dictionary Online

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