Definition of Ring-tailed cat

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 Ring-tailed Cat

ring-fingers
ring-in
ring-knife
ring-like corneal dystrophy
ring-man
ring-neck
ring-necked
ring-necked parakeet
ring-necked pheasant
ring-necked snake
ring-pull
ring-pulls
ring-shaped
ring-stalked fungus
ring-tailed
ring-tailed cat (current term)
ring-tailed lemur
ring-tailed macauco
ring-tailed macaucos
ring-theoretic
ring-theoretical
ring-wall lesion
ring a bell
ring abscess
ring armor
ring armour
ring around
ring back
ring binder
ring binders

Literary usage of Ring-tailed cat

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1. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
"But what the gorgeous train of feathers' is to the peacock its tail is to the ring-tailed cat. The creature stands half crouching, listening to all the ..."

2. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1906)
"But what the gorgeous train of feathers is to the peacock its tail is to the ring-tailed cat. The creature stands half crouching, listening to all the night ..."

3. The Life of Animals: The Mammals by Ernest Ingersoll (1907)
""Here the ring-tailed cat or bassariscus — for he seems to have no generally accepted common name — comes and goes, taking bits of meat to his family ..."

4. Two Bird-lovers in Mexico by William Beebe (1905)
"Here the ring-tailed cat, or Bassariscus, — for he seems to have no generally accepted common name, — comes and goes, taking bits of meat to his family ..."

5. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Am M 84:18 О '17 Ring and the castle; poem. Bookm 44:625-7 F Ring and the green stone; story. MEW Freeman, il Harper 131:350-9 F '17 ring-tailed cat. ..."

6. Terry's Mexico: Handbook for Travellers by Thomas Philip Terry (1909)
"... Tine-Banded Armadillo, White-Nosed Coati Mondi, Ring-Tailed Cat nd many lesser mammals. In the foothills of the state of Oaxaca, trough which the line ..."

7. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"... undoubtedly, in their time received the same from their elders. Texas Bassaris Bassariscus astutus flavus Rhoads Called also ring-tailed cat, Civet Cat, ..."

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