Definition of Nasua
1. Noun. Coatis.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Procyonidae, Procyonidae
Member holonyms: Coati, Coati-mondi, Coati-mundi, Coon Cat, Nasua Narica
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nasua
Literary usage of Nasua
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"nasua dorsalis, Gray PZS, p. 169, pi. xvii (1866). (1826)*. Distribution.—South America from Surinam to Paraguay and from the Atlantic to the Andes. ..."
2. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"(l) nasua, Storr. The Coatis, to the teeth, tail, nocturnal habit, and slow dragging gait of the Raccoon, add a singularly elongated and flexible snout. ..."
3. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"(Viverra nasua.) THIS creature is a native of Brazil, not unlike the Racoon in the general form of the body, and, ..."