Procyonidae

[ proh-see--on-i-dee ]
/ ˌproʊ si ˈɒn ɪ di /
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noun (used with a singular or plural verb) Zoology.

the New World family of mammals that includes raccoons, coatis, ringtails, cacomistles, kinkajous, olingos, and olinguitos.

Origin of Procyonidae

First recorded in 1845–50; from New Latin Procyon, a genus name + -idae

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