Definition of procyonid
: a mammal of the family Procyonidae Ringtails in fact are not cats or, taxonomically, much like them. Rather, they are procyonids, closely related to raccoons and coatis, more distantly to pandas. — Bil Gilbert, Smithsonian, August 2000
procyonidadjective a procyonid species
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