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Definition of "guanaco" [gua•na•co]

  • A reddish-brown South American ruminant mammal (Lama guanicoe) related to and resembling the domesticated llama. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "guanaco" in a sentence
  • "Get your cute fix with a rescued baby dolphin and a newborn guanaco, which is a llama-like creature native to South America."
  • "In appearance the guanaco is the personification of gentleness."
  • "(evidently a corruption of "guanaco"), one of their modes is to lie in wait for it on the limb of a tree which projects over the path taken by these animals, the habit of which is to follow one another in single file, and along old frequented tracks."