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alpaca in Material & textiles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishalpacaal‧pac‧a /ælˈpækə/ noun  1 [countable]HBA an animal from South America with long hair that looks like a llama2 [uncountable]TIM cloth made from the wool of an alpaca
Examples from the Corpus
alpacaThe train chugged down to the mountain-ringed plains where sheep and alpaca were herded by bowler-hatted women.I have eaten alpaca: the Incas ate alpaca.But people decided it was only inferiors who ate alpaca meat.He could farm alpaca, deer and wild boar.He works in the craft business there, making rugs from alpaca.Papas, maize, alpaca, puma, condors.Tipper Gore will wear a Jennifer George blue wool dress and jacket set topped by a sapphire alpaca coat for day.