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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. the fur of the North American racoon;

2. an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America;
[syn: raccoon, racoon]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Raccoon \Rac*coon"\ (r[a^]k*k[=oo]n"), n. [F. raton, prop., a little rat, fr. rat rat, perhaps of German origin. See Rat.] (Zool.) A North American nocturnal carnivore (Procyon lotor) allied to the bears, but much smaller, and having a long, full tail, banded with black and gray. Its body is gray, varied with black and white. Called also coon, and mapach. [1913 Webster] Raccoon dog (Zool.), the tanate. Raccoon fox (Zool.), the cacomixle. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

raccoon n 1: the fur of the North American racoon 2: an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America [syn: raccoon, racoon]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

29 Moby Thesaurus words for "raccoon": Cape polecat, ape, bar, bear, cavy, chimp, chimpanzee, coon, ferret, foumart, glutton, groundhog, guinea pig, hedgehog, monk, monkey, mousehound, opossum, polecat, porcupine, possum, prairie dog, quill pig, skunk, weasel, whistle-pig, wolverine, woodchuck, zoril