Definition of "raccoon" [rac•coon]

  • (noun) A carnivorous North American mammal (Procyon lotor) having grayish-brown fur, black masklike facial markings, and a black-ringed bushy tail.
  • (noun) The fur of this mammal.
  • (noun) Any of various similar or related animals.
  • (noun) any omnivorous mammal of the genus Procyon, esp P. lotor (North American raccoon), inhabiting forests of North and Central America and the Caribbean: family Procyonidae, order Carnivora (carnivores). Raccoons have a pointed muzzle, long tail, and greyish-black fur with black bands around the tail and across the face
  • (noun) the fur of the North American raccoon

Use "raccoon" in a sentence

  • ""And if it has young back in there, a mother raccoon is going to just tear another hole into the structure to get back in.""
  • "Something is trying to chew through the roof — probably a squirrel or raccoon from the sound of its feet."
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