Coati : Definition

Coati

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Definitions of Coati

Pronunciation : Co*a"ti ( or
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [From the native name: cf. F. coati.] (Zoöl.)
Definition : Defn: A mammal of tropical America of the genus Nasua, allied to the raccoon, but with a longer body, tail, and nose.

Note: The red coati (N. socialis), called also coati mondi, inhabits Mexico and Central America. The brown coati (N. narica) is found in Surinam and Brazil.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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