Kinkajou meaning

kĭng'kə-jo͝o'
An arboreal mammal (Potos flavus) of Central and South America, having brownish fur and a long, prehensile tail.
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A nocturnal, tree-dwelling carnivore (Potos flavus) of Central and South America of the same family (Procyonidae) as the raccoon, with soft, yellowish-brown fur, large eyes, and a long prehensile tail.
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Potos flavus, a carnivorous mammal of Central America and South America with a long, prehensile tail, related to the raccoon.
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Origin of kinkajou

French from earlier Canadian French quincajou wolverine (the kinkajou being confused with the wolverine in early European descriptions of the animals) probably blend of Ojibwa gwiingwa'aage Montagnais kuàkuàtsheu wolverine