Definition of Domestic llama

1. Noun. Used in the Andes as a beast of burden and source of wool; considered a domesticated variety of the guanaco.

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



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Literary usage of Domestic llama

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. British Farmer's Magazine (1863)
"Fischer, in his Synopsis, makes the following arrangement :— Lesson, in his Manual, classifies as follows :— 1.—domestic llama, llama Peruviana ..."

2. The National Zoological Park: A Popular Account of Its Collections by Ned Hollister (1919)
"It was early domesticated by the natives of South America and two general types or breeds have been evolved— the domestic llama, kept chiefly as a beast of ..."

3. Zoology: A Systematic Account of the General Structure, Habits, Instincts by William Benjamin Carpenter (1848)
"The first of these is the species which is commonly known, in subjection to Man,,as the domestic Llama. It still exists in a wild state, however, ..."

4. History of the New World Called America by Edward John Payne (1892)
"The domestic llama was called by the same name as its wild cognate, huanaco, the correct names being ..."

5. Orr's Circle of the Sciences: A Series of Treatires on the Principles of by Richard Owen, Wm S Orr, John Radford Young, Alexander Jardine, Robert Gordon Latham, Edward Smith, William Sweetland Dallas (1855)
"When taken young, they may be tamed, but always retain a tendency to return to the ч ild state ; they arc also bolder than the ordinary domestic Llama, ..."

6. The Journal of the Royal Geographical Society by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Hume Greenfield, Henry Walter Bates (1851)
"Here may be seen the domestic llama and alpaca, and a little higher up in the mountains the wild guanaco and vicuna. In the N. part of Chile the llama is ..."

7. Zoology: Being a Sketch of the Classification, Structure, Distribution, and by William Benjamin Carpenter (1844)
"The first of these is the species which is commonly known, in subjection to Man, as the domestic Llama. It still exists in a wild state, however,on the ..."

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