Definition of Nyctereutes procyonides
1. Noun. Small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon.
Generic synonyms: Wild Dog
Group relationships: Genus Nyctereutes, Nyctereutes
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Literary usage of Nyctereutes procyonides
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1. The Collected Scientific Papers of the Late Alfred Henry Garrod by Alfred Henry Garrod, William Alexander Forbes (1881)
"... as well as several, both male aud female, of Nyctereutes procyonides, I take the present opportunity of giving the results at which I have arrived. ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"RACCOON-DOG, a small wild-dog-like animal (Nyctereutes procyonides) of eastern China and Japan, much resembling a miniature raccoon in appearance, ..."
3. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Raccoon-dog, a small wild dog-like animal (Nyctereutes procyonides) of eastern China and Japan, much resembling a miniature raccoon in appearance, ..."
4. Transactions of the Pathological Society of London by Pathological Society of London (1886)
"Garrod,2 writing on the anatomy of Lycaon pictus and Nyctereutes procyonides states : " the adult male Nyctereutes, like the half-grown female, ..."