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any animal of the family Procyonidae, including the raccoons
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|Noun||1.||procyonid - plantigrade carnivorous mammals |
carnivore - a terrestrial or aquatic flesh-eating mammal; "terrestrial carnivores have four or five clawed digits on each limb"
Bassariscus astutus, bassarisk, cacomistle, cacomixle, civet cat, miner's cat, raccoon fox, ringtail, ring-tailed cat, coon cat - raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings
honey bear, kinkajou, Potos caudivolvulus, Potos flavus, potto - arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail
coati, coati-mondi, coati-mundi, coon cat, Nasua narica - omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America
Ailurus fulgens, bear cat, cat bear, lesser panda, red panda, panda - reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas