racoon

noun ra·coon

Less common spelling of

1 a :a small nocturnal carnivore (Procyon lotor) of North America that is chiefly gray, has a black mask and bushy ringed tail, lives chiefly in trees, and has a varied diet including small animals, fruits, and nuts
b :the pelt of this animal
2 :any of several animals resembling or related to the raccoon

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