- a slender, long-tailed, raccoonlike carnivore (Bassariscus astutus) of the SW U.S. and Mexico
- its fur
Origin of cacomistleAmerican Spanish cacomixtle from Nahuatl ?a?komis?i from ?a?ko, half + mis-?i, cougar
- A small arboreal mammal (Bassariscus sumichrasti) of the order Carnivora, inhabiting Mexico and Central America and having a black-banded tail.
- The ringtail.
Origin of cacomistleAmerican Spanish cacomiztle from Nahuatl tlacomiztli tlaco half, part miztli mountain lion
- Alternative spelling of cacomixl.