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Pronunciation: (lä'mu), [key]
1. a woolly-haired South American ruminant of the genus Lama, believed to be a domesticated variety of the guanaco: often used as a beast of burden.
2. the fine, soft fleece of the llama, combined with the wool for coating.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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