noun, plural co·a·tis.
- coated tongue,
- coated vesicle,
- coats disease
Origin of coati
Examples from the Web for coati
They call this boy the Coati, His name is strange, and so is he.Animal Children|Edith Brown Kirkwood
And it descends the trunks of trees head first, just as the coati does.
Suddenly the coati began to go slower and slower and then stopped short.The Inca Emerald|Samuel Scoville
The coati is about a yard in length, nearly half of which belongs to the tail.
Lake Titicaca contains several islands, notably Titicaca and Coati.An Account of the Conquest of Peru|Pedro Sancho
coati-mondi or coati-mundi (kəʊˌɑːtɪˈmʌndɪ)
noun plural -tis or -dis
Word Origin for coati
Brazilian raccoon, 1670s, from Tupi (Brazil), from cua "belt, cincture" + tim "nose."