Cacomistle meaning

kăk'ə-mĭs'əl
A small arboreal mammal (Bassariscus sumichrasti) of the order Carnivora, inhabiting Mexico and Central America and having a black-banded tail.
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The ringtail.
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A slender, long-tailed, raccoonlike carnivore (Bassariscus astutus) of the SW U.S. and Mexico.
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Its fur.
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Alternative spelling of cacomixl.
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Origin of cacomistle

American Spanish cacomiztle from Nahuatl tlacomiztli tlaco half, part miztli mountain lion