IPA: rækˈun


  • An omnivorous, nocturnal mammal native to North America, typically with a mixture of gray, brown, and black fur, a mask-like marking around the eyes and a striped tail; Procyon lotor.
  • Any mammal of the genus Procyon.
  • Any mammal of the subfamily Procyoninae, a procyonine.
  • Any mammal of the family Procyonidae, a procyonid.
  • (loosely, proscribed) Any mammal superficially resembling a raccoon, such as a raccoon dog.
  • A number of places in the United States:
  • An unincorporated community in Franklin Township, Putnam County, Indiana.
  • An unincorporated community in Pike County, Kentucky.
  • An unincorporated community in Washington County, Pennsylvania.
  • Four townships, one each in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Pennsylvania, listed under Raccoon Township.

Examples of "raccoon" in Sentences

  • And Ronnie wanted a pet raccoon.
  • His sacred animal is the raccoon.
  • And then you consider the raccoon.
  • A male raccoon race of the Kingdom.
  • It should be in the raccoon family...
  • In the English version, he's a raccoon.
  • It looks nearly identical to a raccoon.
  • It's not an Ursidae or in the raccoon family.
  • I was of the persuasion that it was a raccoon.
  • Canine distemper occurs in raccoon dogs inhabiting the northern Caucasus.
  • Something is trying to chew through the roof — probably a squirrel or raccoon from the sound of its feet.
  • "And if it has young back in there, a mother raccoon is going to just tear another hole into the structure to get back in."
  • Don't worry about the squirrel eatin ', raccoon hat wearin', horse marryin 'voters in WV and KY ..... there primary won't mean zilch this week.
  • Later, in a bit of synchronicity, my father told me on the phone about how friends of his had saved a baby raccoon from a tree that was being cut down.
  • DALLAS, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- U.S. retailer Neiman Marcus has agreed to pay a $25,000 fine for advertising "faux fur" on coats trimmed in Asian raccoon dog, authorities said.

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