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Noun: coon cat  koon kat
  1. Omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America
    - coati, coati-mondi, coati-mundi, Nasua narica
  2. Raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
    - bassarisk, cacomistle, cacomixle, raccoon fox, ringtail, ring-tailed cat, civet cat, miner's cat, Bassariscus astutus

Derived forms: coon cats

Type of: procyonid

Part of: Bassariscus, genus Bassariscus, genus Nasua, Nasua

Encyclopedia: Coon cat