Part of speech: noun

A sheep- like ruminant of South America, having long, silky wool; a thin cloth made of or in imitation of its wool.

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Usage examples "alpaca":

  1. And it was so good to have folks around you dressed in something besides don't- care black alpaca and stiff collars. - "Mary Marie", Eleanor H. Porter.
  2. The difference between pink silk and alpaca was nothing to me now. - "Phemie Frost's Experiences", Ann S. Stephens.
  3. He, probably, would then be standing at a high desk, counting dollars with integrity or adding columns of figures, precise and respectable in an alpaca coat. - "San Cristóbal de la Habana", Joseph Hergesheimer.