- any raccoonlike, nocturnal, fruit-eating mammal of the genus Bassaricyon, inhabiting tropical jungles from Nicaragua to Peru and Bolivia and having large eyes and a long, ringed tail.
Origin of olingo
First recorded in 1915–20; of unexplained orig.
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Historical Examples of olingo
Its close relative, the olingo, Bassaricyon gabbii, appears to share the same condition (Table 10).