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Noun: ringtail  'ring,teyl
  1. Raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
    - bassarisk, cacomistle, cacomixle, coon cat, raccoon fox, ring-tailed cat, civet cat, miner's cat, Bassariscus astutus
  2. North American raccoon
    - common raccoon, common racoon, coon [N. Amer], Procyon lotor
  3. Monkey of Central America and South America having thick hair on the head that resembles a monk's cowl
    - capuchin, Cebus capucinus
  4. An immature golden eagle

Derived forms: ringtails

Type of: Aquila chrysaetos, golden eagle, New World monkey, platyrrhine, platyrrhinian, procyonid, raccoon, racoon

Part of: Bassariscus, Cebus, genus Bassariscus, genus Cebus

Encyclopedia: Ringtail