raccoon dog


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raccoon dog

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1. (Animals) a canine mammal, Nyctereutes procyonoides, inhabiting woods and forests near rivers in E Asia. It has long yellowish-brown black-tipped hair and facial markings resembling those of a raccoon
2. (Breeds) Also called: coonhound an American breed of dog having a short smooth black coat with tan markings, bred to hunt raccoons
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Noun1.raccoon dog - small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon
wild dog - any of various undomesticated mammals of the family Canidae that are thought to resemble domestic dogs as distinguished from jackals or wolves
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