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

  Raccoon \Rac*coon"\ (r[a^]k*k[=oo]n"), n. [F. raton, prop., a
     little rat, fr. rat rat, perhaps of German origin. See
     Rat.] (Zool.)
     A North American nocturnal carnivore ({Procyon lotor) allied
     to the bears, but much smaller, and having a long, full tail,
     banded with black and gray. Its body is gray, varied with
     black and white. Called also coon, and mapach.
     [1913 Webster]
     Raccoon dog (Zool.), the tanate.
     Raccoon fox (Zool.), the cacomixle.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the fur of the North American racoon
      2: an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and
         Central America [syn: raccoon, racoon]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "raccoon":
     Cape polecat, ape, bar, bear, cavy, chimp, chimpanzee, coon,
     ferret, foumart, glutton, groundhog, guinea pig, hedgehog, monk,
     monkey, mousehound, opossum, polecat, porcupine, possum,
     prairie dog, quill pig, skunk, weasel, whistle-pig, wolverine,
     woodchuck, zoril

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