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"kinkajou" - meanings, definitions, synonyms, thesaurus and antonyms

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Webster's 1913 Dictionary

  1. \Kin"ka*jou`\, n. [F. kinkajou, quincajou, from the
    native American name.] (Zo["o]l.)
    A nocturnal carnivorous mammal ({Cercoleptes caudivolvulus})
    of South America, about as large as a full-grown cat. It has
    a prehensile tail and lives in trees. It is the only
    representative of a distinct family ({Cercoleptid[ae]})
    allied to the raccoons. Called also {potto}, and {honey
    bear}.

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