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n. pl. o·lin·gui·tos
A small, arboreal, carnivorous mammal, Bassaricyon neblina, of northern Andean rainforests, having a pointed snout, thick brownish fur, and a long bushy tail. It is closely related to but smaller than the olingos.
[Chosen as the common name for the animal by the zoologists who recognized it as separate species, from Spanish olinguito, diminutive of olingo, olingo; see olingo.]
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(Zoology) a small omnivorous South American procyonid mammal, Bassaricyon neblina, inhabiting the mountain forests of Colombia and Ecuador: the most recent mammal to be discovered and the smallest member of family Procyonidae (the raccoons)
[C21: Spanish, diminutive of olingo]
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