pro·​cy·​on·​id ˌprō-sē-ˈä-nəd How to pronounce procyonid (audio)
plural procyonids
: 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
procyonid adjective
a procyonid species

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“Procyonid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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