genus Bassariscus


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Noun1.genus Bassariscus - cacomistlesgenus Bassariscus - cacomistles        
mammal genus - a genus of mammals
family Procyonidae, Procyonidae - raccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas
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