Definition of Genus Lama

1. Noun. Llamas.

Exact synonyms: Lama
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Camelidae, Family Camelidae
Member holonyms: Domestic Llama, Lama Peruana, Guanaco, Lama Guanicoe, Alpaca, Lama Pacos



Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Lama

genus Lactobacillus
genus Lactophrys
genus Lactuca
genus Laelia
genus Lagarostrobus
genus Lagenaria
genus Lagenophera
genus Lagerstroemia
genus Lagidium
genus Lagodon
genus Lagopus
genus Lagorchestes
genus Lagostomus
genus Lagothrix
genus Laguncularia
genus Lama (current term)
genus Lambertia
genus Lambis
genus Laminaria
genus Lamium
genus Lamna
genus Lampris
genus Lampropeltis
genus Languas
genus Lanius
genus Lansium
genus Lanthanotus
genus Laportea
genus Lappula
genus Lardizabala

Literary usage of Genus Lama

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

1. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1902)
"Otherwise the genus does not occur in Europe. The Camels are also represented in the New World. The genus Lama ..."

2. A Geographical History of Mammals by Richard Lydekker (1896)
"... the exclusively South American guanacos and vicunas, which, together with their domesticated allies constitute the genus Lama; and tapirs (Tapirus). ..."

3. The Geography of Mammals by William Lutley Sclater, Philip Lutley Sclater (1899)
"... which, with its allies, constitutes the genus Lama. Four forms, usually regarded as distinct species, are recognised by naturalists. ..."

4. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1873)
"In the church of St. Martin is a picture by Rubens representing " The Plague of Alost." ALPACA, a species of the genus lama of Fr. Cuvier (properly llama), ..."

5. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"In the church of Saint Martin is a picture by Rubens, representing " the Plague of Alost." ALPACA, a species of the genus lama of Fr. Cuvier (properly ..."

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