noun (alpaca, pl2=alpacas)
- A sheeplike animal of the Andes. It is a South American member of the camel family, Camelidae (order Artiodactyla), of mammals; its Latin name is Lama pacos. It is closely related to the llama, guanaco, and vicuí±a, which are referred to collectively as lamoid, lamoids.
Etymology: , from Aymara allpaca.
- French: alpaga
- German: Alpaka
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