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Meaning of RACCOON

Pronunciation:  ra'koon

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North and Central America
  2. [n]  the fur of the North American racoon

RACCOON is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: racoon
 See Also: common raccoon, common racoon, coon, crab-eating raccoon, fur, genus Procyon, pelt, Procyon, Procyon cancrivorus, Procyon lotor, procyonid, ringtail



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Rac*coon"\, n. [F. raton, prop., a little rat, fr. rat
rat, perhaps of German origin. See {Rat}.] (Zo["o]l.)
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}.

{Raccoon dog} (Zo["o]l.), the tanate.

{Raccoon fox} (Zo["o]l.), the cacomixle.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a raccoon in your dream means deceit, thievery, and of false friends secretly conspiring against you.