Origin of kinkajou
Examples from the Web for kinkajou
They much resemble the kinkajou in external appearance, but the skull and teeth are more like those of Procyon and Nasua.
This disposition of the generative parts is still further modified in a few animals, such as the Rat and the Kinkajou.The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia|Frank Evers Beddard
It is also known as the aswail and the honey-bear, the last name being also given to the Malay bear and the kinkajou.
The Kinkajou (Cercoleptes caudivolvulus) of Demerara belongs to this family.Natural History in Anecdote|Various
British Dictionary definitions for kinkajou
Word Origin for kinkajou
Word Origin and History for kinkajou
1796, from French (1670s), from an Algonquian word.