Definition of Crab-eating raccoon

1. Noun. A South American raccoon.

Exact synonyms: Procyon Cancrivorus
Generic synonyms: Raccoon, Racoon



Definition of Crab-eating raccoon

1. Noun. A species of raccoon ''Procyon cancrivorus'', found in the jungles of Central and South America. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crab-eating Raccoon

cpg-rich island
cpg islands
cps
craal
craaled
craaling
craals
crab-apple
crab-eater
crab-eating dog
crab-eating fox
crab-eating macaque
crab-eating opossum
crab-eating raccoon (current term)
crab-eating seal
crab Louis
crab apple
crab boil
crab boils
crab burger
crab burgers
crab cactus
crab canon
crab canons
crab cocktail
crab hand
crab legs

Literary usage of Crab-eating raccoon

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1. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"crab-eating raccoon, a kind of raccoon (qv) native to South America (Procyon cancrivorus), considerably larger than the northern raccoon and having shorter ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... the crab-eating raccoon, is very similar to P. lotor, but differs by its much shorter fur, larger size, proportionally more powerful teeth, ..."

3. A History of Land Mammals in the Western Hemisphere by William Berryman Scott (1913)
"Of the Procyonidae, the northern Procyon lotor is replaced by the Crab-eating Raccoon, P. cancrivorus, while the coatis (Nasua) and kinkajou (Potos) are ..."

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