Raccoon fox
Raccoon Rac*coon" (r[a^]k*k[=oo]n"), n. [F. raton, prop., a little rat, fr. rat rat, perhaps of German origin. See {Rat}.] (Zo["o]l.) A North American nocturnal carnivore ({Procyon lotor}) allied to the bears, but much smaller, and having a long, full tail, banded with black and gray. Its body is gray, varied with black and white. Called also {coon}, and {mapach}. [1913 Webster]

{Raccoon dog} (Zo["o]l.), the tanate.

{Raccoon fox} (Zo["o]l.), the cacomixle. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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