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also co·a·ti·mon·di  (kō-ä′tē-mŭn′dē)
n. pl. coatimundi or co·a·ti·mun·dis also coatimondi or co·a·ti·mon·dis
A coati.

[Possibly Tupí coati; see coati + Tupí mundé, animal trap.]
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They're no trouble but that can't be said of the army of pesky coatimundis, a sort of long-tailed raccoon which brazenly tries to steal lunch from the buggies and the occasional golf ball.
Gilbert has written how coatimundis who live in scrub they're too short to see over can build three-dimensional maps of what's ahead from sounds and odors.
Dick would shoot javelina, I would shoot deer and both would try for coatimundis (a raccoon-like desert carnivore).
Notices have been put up to explain the pandas' absence so visitors won't be disappointed with their stand-ins: three female south central American coatimundis from the racoon family.