Definition of Raccoon fox

1. Noun. Raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Raccoon Fox

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

Literary usage of Raccoon fox

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1. Popular Zoology by Joel Dorman Steele, John Whipple Potter Jenks (1887)
"The Raccoon-fox of Mexico, and the south-west portions of the United States, ... Raccoon-fox. ground. Omnivorous in its food, it is, according to ..."

2. A Popular Zoology by Joel Dorman Steele, John Whipple Potter Jenks (1887)
"The Raccoon-fox of Mexico, and the south-west portions of the United States, ... Raccoon-fox. ground. Omnivorous in its food, it is, according to ..."

3. Supplement to Encyclopædia Britannica (ninth Edition): A Dictionary of Arts (1891)
"... to which recent authors give the name raccoon fox. The structure and other peculiarities of these creatures clearly mark them off from every other ..."

4. Practical Zoology by Robert William Hegner (1915)
"Most of these animals are now scarce, and furriers are forced to use the skins of other species, such as the skunk, muskrat, raccoon, fox, lynx, black bear, ..."

5. A History of Southern Missouri and Northern Arkansas: Being an Account of by William Monks (1907)
"At night they would hunt for fur animals, such as raccoon, fox and mink, and stretch their hides; a first-class raccoon hide would sell for 40 to 50 cents; ..."

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