Definition of "raccoon dog" [raccoon dog]

  • A canine mammal, Nyctereutes procyonoides, inhabiting woods and forests near rivers in E Asia. It has long yellowish-brown black-tipped hair and facial markings resembling those of a raccoon (noun)
  • An American breed of dog having a short smooth black coat with tan markings, bred to hunt raccoons (noun)
  • The only species in the genus Nyctereutes of the Canidae or dog family. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

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