from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of Asiatic and Japanese Canidæ of the thoöid or lupine series, containing one species, the racoon-dog, N. procyonoides, with long loose fur, short ears, and short bushy tail. It somewhat resembles a racoon, and is about 2½ feet long.
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- n. raccoon dogs
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