Meaning of alpaca
Pronunciation: (al-pak'u), [key]
- a domesticated South American hoofed mammal, Lama pacos, having long, soft, silky fleece, related to the llama and believed to be a variety of the guanaco.
- the fleece of this animal.
- a fabric or yarn made of it.
- a glossy, commonly black woolen fabric with cotton warp.
- a crepe fabric made of rayon and acetate yarn in imitation of alpaca wool cloth.
- alpaca (Thesaurus)