Any of a genus (Nasua) of small, tree-dwelling, raccoonlike carnivores with a long, flexible snout, found in Mexico and Central and South America.
Webster's New World
- Nasua narica
Other Word Forms of Coati
Origin of Coati
Spanish coatí Portuguese coati from Tupí cua belt tim nose
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old Tupi.
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