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coati-mundi

Definition:

an omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America

Class:

animal noun (animals and microorganisms)

Plural:

coati-mundis

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Synonyms:

Nasua narica [species] | coati | coati-mondi | coatimondi | coatimundi | coon cat | N. narica [abbreviation, species]

Etymology:

from Portuguese coatì, from Tupi, literally: belt-nosed, from cua belt + tim...
(Source: Collins Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

New World Dictionary:

coati | coatis [plural] | coati-mundi | coati-mundis [plural] | coati-mondi [plural] | Nasua [genus]

any of a genus of small, tree-dwelling, raccoonlike carnivores with a long, flexible snout, found in Mexico and Central and South America (22 of 44 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coati

Collins Dictionary:

coati-mundi | coatis [plural] | coati-mundis [plural] | coati | coati-mondi

Same as "coati" | any omnivorous mammal of the genera "Nasua" and "Nasuella", of Central and South America: family "Procyonidae", order "Carnivora" ... (21 of 304 words, 2 definitions, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/coati-mundi

Wikipedia:

Coatimundi [disambiguation]

may refer to: Coati, a mammal in the raccoon family, particularly a solitary male White-nosed Coati | South American Coati | Cozumel Island Coati | Mountain Coati | Coati Mundi, a musician whose birth name is Andy Hernandez (34 of 76 words, 5 definitions)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Coatimundi

Random House Dictionary:

coati | coatis [plural] | coati-mondi | coati-mundi

any tropical American carnivore of the genus "Nasua", related to the raccoon, having an elongated body, long, ringed tail, and a slender, flexible ... (23 of 35 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/coati

Britannica Encyclopedia:

coati [mammal] | coatimundi [synonym] | coatimondi [synonym] | Nasua [genus]

any of three species of omnivore related to raccoons. Coatis are found in wooded regions from the southwestern United States through South America. ... (23 of 204 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/123192​/coati

Merriam-Webster:

coati | Nasua nasua [species] | North narica [synonym, species] | coatimundi [coati]

either of two tropical American mammals related to the raccoon but with a longer body and tail and a long flexible snout (22 of 53 words, pronunciation, 1 image)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/coati

Columbia Encyclopedia:

coatimundi | coati

omnivore of North and South America related to the raccoon. The coatimundi has a long snout, an elongated body, and a long bushy tail banded with dark ... (27 of 213 words, pronunciations)

www​.infoplease​.com​/ce​6​/sci​/A​0812686​.html

Oxford Dictionary:

coati | coatis [plural] | coatimundis [plural] | coatimundi [synonym, sense-specific]

a raccoon-like animal found mainly in Central and South America, with a long flexible snout and a ringed tail. | Genera Nasua and Nasuella, family ... (24 of 66 words, 2 definitions, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/coati

American Heritage Dictionary:

coati | coatis [plural] | coatimundi | coatimundis [plural] | coatimondi [plural] | coatimondis [plural]

Any of four species of omnivorous mammals of the genera "Nasua" or "Nasuella" of South and Central America and the southwest United States, related to ... (25 of 56 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coati

Wiktionary:

coatimundi | coatimundis [plural] | Nasua nasua [species]

the ring-tailed coati, Nasua nasua, a south American carnivore (9 of 10 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/coatimundi

Encarta Dictionary:

coati | coatis [plural] | coatimundi: coatimundis [plural] | coatimundi: coatimundi [plural] | coatimundis [plural] | coatimundi [plural] | Nasua [genus]

a South or Central American omnivorous mammal, related to the raccoon, that has a narrow flexible snout and a striped tail. Genus Nasua. (23 of 57 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861598178​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Collins Dictionary:

coati-mundi | coatis [plural] | coati-mundis [plural] | coati | coati-mondi

First use: 17th century

Origin: from Portuguese coatì, from Tupi, literally: belt-nosed, from cua belt + tim nose

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/coati-mundi

New World Dictionary:

coati-mundi | coati-mundis [plural]

Origin: Tupí from "coati" + mondi, solitary

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coati-mundi

coati | coatis [plural]

Origin: Tupí from cua, a cincture + tim, the nose: so called from appearance of its snout

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coati

Oxford Dictionary:

coatimundi | coatimundis [plural]

First use: late 17th century

Origin: Portuguese, from Tupi kuatimu'ne, from kua'ti (see "coati") + mu'ne "snare or trick". The coatimundi was originally ... (20 of 28 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/coatimundi

coati | coatis [plural]

First use: early 17th century

Origin: Spanish and Portuguese, from Tupi kua'ti, from cua "belt" + tim "nose"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/coati

Merriam-Webster:

coatimundi

First use: 1676

Origin: Portuguese quatimundé, from Tupi kwatimúnde, older male coati not with a band, from kwáti coati + múnde snare, trap

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/coatimundi

coati

First use: 1676

Origin: Portuguese quati, coati, from Tupi kwáti

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/coati

American Heritage Dictionary:

coatimundi | coatimundis [plural] | coatimondi [plural] | coatimondis [plural]

Origin: Possibly Tupi coati; see "coati" + Tupi mundé, animal trap.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coatimundi

coati | coatis [plural]

Origin: Spanish coatí and Portuguese coati, from Tupi: cua, belt + tim, nose.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/coati

Online Etymology:

coati

First use: 1670s

Origin: Brazilian raccoon, from Tupi (Brazil), from cua "belt, cincture" + tim "nose".

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=coati

Wiktionary:

coati | coatis [plural]

Origin: Old Tupi.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/coati

Encarta Dictionary:

coati | coatis [plural] | coatimundi: coatimundis [plural] | coatimundi: coatimundi [plural] | coatimundis [plural] | coatimundi [plural]

First use: Early 17th century

Origin: Portuguese from Tupi kua'ti

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861598178​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

coati-mundi | coatis [plural] | coati-mundis [plural] | coati | coati-mondi

Audio: British English pronunciation of "coati-mundi"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/coati-mundi

coati | coatis [plural] | coatidis [plural] | coati-mondi | coati-mundi

Audio: British English pronunciation of "coati"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/coati

the Free Dictionary:

coati-mundi

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "coati-mundi"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "coati-mundi"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/coati-mundi

coatimundi

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "coatimundi"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "coatimundi"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "coatimondi" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/coatimundi

coati-mondi

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "coati-mondi"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "coati-mondi"

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coati

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "coati"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "coati"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "coati" by speech synthesizer

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YourDictionary Audio:

coati-mundi

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "coati-mundi" by speech synthesizer

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coatimundi

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "coatimundi" by speech synthesizer

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coati

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "coati" by speech synthesizer

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

coatimundi

Audio: North American pronunciation of "coatimundi"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=coati​01​v word=coatimundi

coatimundi

Audio: North American pronunciation of "coatimundi"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=coati​02​v word=coatimundi

coati

Audio: North American pronunciation of "coati"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=coati​001 word=coati

coati

Audio: North American pronunciation of "coati"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=coati​002 word=coati

Google Dictionary:

coati | coatis [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "coati"

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