nyctereutes definition

  • noun:
    • A genus of Asiatic and Japanese Canidæ of this thoöid or lupine show, containing one species, the racoon-dog, N. procyonoides, with lengthy loose fur, short ears, and brief bushy end. It somewhat resembles a racoon, and it is about 2½ foot long.
    • raccoon dogs

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