cacomistle

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noun cac·o·mis·tle \ˈka-kə-ˌmi-səl, ˌka-kə-ˈmis(t)-lē\

Definition of cacomistle

  1. :  ringtail 2

Origin and Etymology of cacomistle

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl tlahcomiztli, from tlahco half + miztli mountain lion


First Known Use: 1843


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