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noun gua·na·co \gwə-ˈnä-(ˌ)kō\
plural gua·na·cos also gua·na·co

Definition of GUANACO

:  a South American mammal (Lama guanicoe) of dry open country that has a soft thick fawn-colored coat and is related to the camel but lacks a dorsal hump — compare alpaca, llama

Illustration of GUANACO

Origin of GUANACO

Spanish, from Quechua wanaku
First Known Use: 1604


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