Cacomixle
Cacomixle Ca`co*mix"le, Cacomixtle Ca`co*mix"tle, Cacomixl Ca"co*mix`l, n. [Mexican name.] A North American carnivore ({Bassaris astuta}), about the size of a cat, related to the raccoons. It inhabits Mexico, Texas, and California. [1913 Webster]

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  • cacomixle — cac·o·mix·le …   English syllables

  • cacomixle — noun raccoon like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings • Syn: ↑bassarisk, ↑cacomistle, ↑coon cat, ↑raccoon fox, ↑ringtail, ↑ring tailed cat, ↑civet cat, ↑miner s c …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bassaris astuta — Cacomixle Ca co*mix le, Cacomixtle Ca co*mix tle, Cacomixl Ca co*mix l, n. [Mexican name.] A North American carnivore ({Bassaris astuta}), about the size of a cat, related to the raccoons. It inhabits Mexico, Texas, and California. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cacomixl — Cacomixle Ca co*mix le, Cacomixtle Ca co*mix tle, Cacomixl Ca co*mix l, n. [Mexican name.] A North American carnivore ({Bassaris astuta}), about the size of a cat, related to the raccoons. It inhabits Mexico, Texas, and California. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cacomixtle — Cacomixle Ca co*mix le, Cacomixtle Ca co*mix tle, Cacomixl Ca co*mix l, n. [Mexican name.] A North American carnivore ({Bassaris astuta}), about the size of a cat, related to the raccoons. It inhabits Mexico, Texas, and California. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bassariscus astutus — bassarisk assarisk n. A raccoonlike omnivorous mammal ({Bassariscus astutus}) of Mexico and southwestern U. S. having a long bushy tail with black and white rings. Syn: cacomistle, cacomixle, coon cat, raccoon fox, ringtail, ring tailed cat,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bassarisk — assarisk n. A raccoonlike omnivorous mammal ({Bassariscus astutus}) of Mexico and southwestern U. S. having a long bushy tail with black and white rings. Syn: cacomistle, cacomixle, coon cat, raccoon fox, ringtail, ring tailed cat, civet cat,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coon — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mapach — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Procyon lotor — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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