from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An arboreal mammal (Potos flavus) of Central and South America, having brownish fur and a long, prehensile tail. Also called honey bear.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A carnivorous mammal of Central America and South America with a long, prehensile tail, related to the raccoon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A nocturnal carnivorous mammal (Cercoleptes caudivolvulus) of South America, about as large as a full-grown cat. It has a prehensile tail and lives in trees. It is the only representative of a distinct family (Cercoleptidæ) allied to the raccoons. Called also potto, and honey bear.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A procyoniform quadruped of Central and South America, Cercoleptes caudivolvulus, family Cercoleptidæ, series Arctoidea proeyoniformia of the order Feræ or Carnivora.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a kind of lemur
- n. arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail
A kinkajou is a medium-sized monkey-like animal that is really gentle and calm.
According to NBC News, the kinkajou -- an animal native to the forests of Central and South America -- was found in Johnson County, Texas trying to enter a house.
An exotic kinkajou named Pikachu was discovered entering a stranger's home in Texas.
An exotic kinkajou named Pikachu was discovered entering a stranger s home in Texas.
For now, the kinkajou will remain at the Humane Society, where it is being cared for.
What was found inside the warehouse shows that the cost, to the kinkajou and the other animals shunted from pillar to post in the pet trade, was extremely high.
The kinkajou reached for the coins, froze as Mudge's stiletto slammed into the table between two of the fruit-eater's slim fingers.
A kinkajou emitted its eerie, high-pitched giggle as he collected a pot.
Paris Hilton, you may have a Chihuahua and a kinkajou, but I got it all over you!
OK, now, tell me about the lemur and the kinkajou.