Procyonidae

[ proh-see-on-i-dee ]
/ ˌproʊ si ˈɒn ɪ di /

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.

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Origin of Procyonidae

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