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Noun: vicuna  vI'koo-n(y)u or vi'k(y)oo-n(y)u
  1. Small wild cud-chewing Andean animal similar to the guanaco but smaller; valued for its fleecy undercoat
    - Vicugna vicugna, vicuña
     
  2. The wool of the vicuna
    - vicuña
     
  3. A soft wool fabric made from the fleece of the vicuna
    - vicuña

Derived forms: vicuñas, vicunas

Type of: artiodactyl, artiodactyl mammal, cloth, even-toed ungulate, fabric, material, textile, wool

Part of: genus Vicugna, Vicugna

Encyclopedia: Vicuna, Chile