Definition of Guanaco

1. Noun. Wild llama.

Exact synonyms: Lama Guanicoe
Generic synonyms: Llama
Group relationships: Genus Lama, Lama



Definition of Guanaco

1. n. A South American mammal (Auchenia huanaco), allied to the llama, but of larger size and more graceful form, inhabiting the southern Andes and Patagonia. It is supposed by some to be the llama in a wild state.

Definition of Guanaco

1. Noun. A South American ruminant, ''Lama guanicoe''; closely related to the other lamoids, the alpaca, llama, and vicuña in the taxonomic family Camelidae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Guanaco

1. a South American mammal [n -COS]

Medical Definition of Guanaco

1. Origin: Sp. Guanaco, Peruv. Huanacu. Cf. Huanaco. A South American mammal (Auchenia huanaco), allied to the llama, but of larger size and more graceful form, inhabiting the southern Andes and Patagonia. It is supposed by some to be the llama in a wild state. Alternative forms: huanaco. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guanaco

guailo
guaiocum
guaiocums
guaiol
guaiphenesin
guajira
guam
guama
guan
guana
guanabana
guanabanas
guanabenz
guanabenz acetate
guanacline sulfate
guanaco (current term)
guanacoes
guanacos
guanadrel sulfate
guanajuatite
guanas
guanase
guanases
guanay
guanays
guanazole
guanazolo
guanciale
guanco
guancos

Literary usage of Guanaco

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1. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1843)
"The llama and alpaca are seen domesticated in Peru, but the guanaco and vicuna ... VICUNA AND guanaco. The vicuna is much smaller than the guanaco or alpaca ..."

2. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1843)
"The llama and alpaca are seen domesticated in Peru, but the guanaco and vicuna ... VICUNA AND guanaco. The vicuna is much smaller than the guanaco or alpaca ..."

3. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Gauchos riding—Character of Inhabitants—Rio Plata—Flocks of Butterflies—Aeronaut Spiders— Phosphorescence of the Sea—Port Desire—guanaco—Port St. ..."

4. The Two Americas: An Account of Sport and Travel ; with Notes on Men and by Rose Lambart Price (1877)
"... of a skunk—Leave San Julian—Possession Bay—More guanaco and ostrich—Death of a guanaco—A successful shot—Terrific effects of Express bullet. ..."

5. Sporting Sketches in South America by Sir William Robert Kennedy (1892)
"Hunting the guanaco.—Cavy-shoot- ing.—Coursing the Cavy.—Ostrich-shooting. ... guanaco-stalking. Hunting the guanaco with dogs. 5. Gary - shooting. ..."

6. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Ephraim Chambers (1870)
"At nightfall, guanaco hides are spread on the ground within the tents, and the men and ... Their only manufactures are mantles of guanaco hide, and saddles, ..."

7. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... Gauchos riding—Character of Inhabitants—Rio Plata—Flocks of Butterflies—Aeronaut Spiders— Phosphorescence of the Sea—Port Desire—guanaco—Port St. ..."

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