llama llama  /ˈlɑ mə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) wild or domesticated South American cud-chewing animal related to camels but smaller and lacking a hump

Usage(s):

  1. Pisco, a 13-year-old llama, enters the room of a terminally ill patient during a visit to the Hospice of Saint John in Lakewood, Colorado.
  2. We turned off a country road opposite a llama ranch, and stopped at an unmarked circle of trailers in the middle of a clearing in the palm trees.
  3. Despite their mutual hatred, they are just the pair to retrieve the remedy for his curse and restore the llama Kuzco to emperor status.

News

  1. Differences between llamas and alpacas

    In this edition of Pet Pointers, Lisa Chelenza is looking at the differences between llamas and alpacas.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: YNN Rochester

  2. Kimbell Art Museum hosts first U.S. exhibition to explore the art of the Wari, ancient Peru's first empire

    Bag with Human Face, Wari culture, Peru, 600–1000. Alpaca or llama hide, human hair, pigment, cotton, coca leaf contents, h. 10¼ in. (26 cm). The Cleveland Museum of Art, Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund. Image © The Cleveland Museum of Art.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Art Daily

  3. Runners-up BITE INTO the Best Pet contest

    Runners-up BITE INTO the Best Pet contest Runners-up BITE INTO the Best Pet contest Sarge, a rescued pitbull from Out of the Pits, defies all labels carried by his breed. Grace, part shepherd, holds the prestigious title of "Church Dog." [...] we always return them! — Father Jerry Gingras, Glenville Lisel is like a therapy llama; A hug from Lisel, and woes are forgot.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Albany Times Union

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Quotes

  1. "That's the thing about `SNL,'" says Hammond. "After a while, I just quit trying to grasp it. You're standing in the hallway and Hillary walks by. There's a llama over there and a sword eater over there. People are dancing by Mick Jagger.
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Darrell Hammond Source: FOXNews

  2. "I'm going to tell the jury the same thing I'm telling you right now. I only rode that llama once. I didn't know it was underage. I'm not allowed to tell any Michael Jackson jokes. I can still write them," Leno added before handing the reins to...
    on Mar 6, 2005 By: Jay Leno Source: USA Today

  3. Thomson, who took the floor after Brauchli, noted that some Journal stories appeared to have the "gestation period of a llama" (nearly a year).
    on Apr 23, 2008 By: Robert Thomson Source: The Australian

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