Definition of Raccoon dog

1. Noun. Small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon.

Exact synonyms: Nyctereutes Procyonides
Generic synonyms: Wild Dog
Group relationships: Genus Nyctereutes, Nyctereutes



Definition of Raccoon dog

1. Noun. The only species in the genus ''Nyctereutes'' of the Canidae or dog family. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raccoon Dog

rabietic
rabiform
rabis
rabiz
rabot
rabphilin
rac
rac-
raca
racaemic
racaemic calcium pantothenate
racaemic mixture
racahout
racahouts
raccoon
raccoon dog (current term)
raccoon dogs
raccoon eye
raccoon eyes
raccoon fox
raccoonish
raccoonlike
raccoons
raccroc stitch
race
race-
race-bait
race-baiter
race-walk
race against time

Literary usage of Raccoon dog

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cancer Problem by William Seaman Bainbridge (1914)
"The case reported was that of a white raccoon-dog, which had been an inmate ... Many zoologists do not agree that the white raccoon-dog is a pure species, ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"... although considerably more northern in range than the raccoon dog, does not hibernate. It was long a mystery how these animals obtained food in winter, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"... although considerably more northern in range than the raccoon dog, does not hibernate. It was long a mystery how these animals obtained food in ..."

4. Catalogue of Carnivorous, Pachydermatous, and Edentate Mammalia in the by John Edward Gray (1869)
"Scarcely more than half the size of the Grey Fox (U. virginianus). F. raccoon dog. Tail short, bushy; upper sectorial tooth compressed, three-lobed, ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Although denominated "crab-eating," it does not appear to be specially addicted to this dietary. RACCOON-DOG, a small wild-dog-like animal (Nyctereutes ..."

6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"1893); Seton, ET, 'Life Histories of Northern Animals' (ib. 1909) ; Stone and Cram, 'American Animals' (ib. 1914). RACCOON-DOG, a small ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"They comprise the queer little raccoon- dog of China; the long-bodied, short-legged bush-dog of Guiana; the fennec-like Cape fox of South Africa; ..."

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