Definition of "vicuña" []

  • A tawny-coloured cud-chewing Andean artiodactyl mammal, Vicugna vicugna, similar to the llama: family Camelidae (noun)
  • The fine light cloth made from the wool obtained from this animal (noun)
  • A South American hoofed mammal, Vicugna vicugna, closely related to the alpaca, llama, and guanaco. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vicuña" in a sentence
  • "The vicuna is a more beautiful animal than either the llama or the alpaca."
  • "Rocca has his own suggestion for the first family's pet - not a dog but a vicuna, which is an obscure relative of the aplaca."
  • "Despite the tough economy, the Italian line Brioni has introduced a $43,000 suit made to measure from rare fibers such as vicuna, pashmina and Qiviuk."