What does the word alpaca mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Eleanor H. Porter
  2. The difference between pink silk and alpaca was nothing to me now. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by 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 by Joseph Hergesheimer