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coatimundi

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noun co·a·ti·mun·di \kə-ˌwä-tē-ˈmən-dē, kō-ˌä-, ˌkwä-, -ˈmu̇n-\

Definition of coatimundi

  1. :  coati



Origin of coatimundi

Portuguese quatimundé, from Tupi kwatimúnde, older male coati not with a band, from kwáti coati + múnde snare, trap


First Known Use: 1676


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