from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A species of racoon, Procyon cancrivorus, about the size of a fox.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) The crab-eating raccoon (
Procyon cancrivorus), found in the tropical parts of America.
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- noun archaic Procyon cancrivorus, the
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The agouara (_Procyon cancrivorus_) is frequently met with in Mexico.
I discovered an agouara, or washer raccoon, squatted down, dipping its paws into the water, and rubbing them together energetically.
Lejoillie called it the agouara, and our skipper said it was the crab-eater.