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 for Kinkajou
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Kinkajou \Kin"ka*jou`\, n. [F. kinkajou, quincajou, from the
     native American name.] (Zool.)
     A nocturnal carnivorous mammal ({Cercoleptes caudivolvulus)
     of South America, about as large as a full-grown cat. It has
     a prehensile tail and lives in trees. It is the only
     representative of a distinct family ({Cercoleptid[ae])
     allied to the raccoons. Called also potto, and honey
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a
           long prehensile tail [syn: kinkajou, honey bear,
           potto, Potos flavus, Potos caudivolvulus]
      2: a kind of lemur [syn: potto, kinkajou, Perodicticus

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