Definition for PA'CO, or PA'COS

PA'CO, or PA'COS, n.

A ruminant mammal of the Camel tribe, the Auchenia Paco, inhabiting the Peruvian and Chilian Andes. It has been domesticated, and it remains also in a wild state. Its length is about three feet; its hair is long, soft and woolly, of a delicacy and elasticity approaching to that of the Angora goat. Its flesh is an excellent article of food.

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