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{adj: plantigrade} (of mammals) walking on the whole sole of the foot (as rabbits, raccoons, bears, and humans do)
<-> digitigrade



{adj: raccoon-like} resembling a raccoon

{n: Carnivora, order Carnivora} cats; lions; tigers; panthers; dogs; wolves; jackals; bears; raccoons; skunks; and members of the suborder Pinnipedia

{n: Nyctereutes, genus Nyctereutes} raccoon dogs

{n: Procyon, genus Procyon} the type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons

{n: Procyonidae, family Procyonidae} raccoons; coatis; cacomistles; kinkajous; and sometimes pandas

{n: aphaeresis, apheresis} (linguistics) omission at the beginning of a word as in `coon' for `raccoon' or `till' for `until'

{n: bassarisk, cacomistle, cacomixle, coon cat, raccoon fox, ringtail, ring-tailed cat, civet cat, miner's cat, Bassariscus astutus} raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings

{n: black-and-tan coonhound} American breed of large powerful hound dogs used for hunting raccoons and other game

{n: common raccoon, common racoon, coon, ringtail, Procyon lotor} North American raccoon

{n: coondog} any dog trained to hunt raccoons

{n: coonhound} any of several breeds of hound developed for hunting raccoons

{n: coonskin cap, coonskin} a raccoon cap with the tail hanging down the back

{n: crab-eating raccoon, Procyon cancrivorus} a South American raccoon

{n: fissiped mammal, fissiped} terrestrial carnivores; having toes separated to the base: dogs; cats; bears; badgers; raccoons

{n: lesser panda, red panda, panda, bear cat, cat bear, Ailurus fulgens} reddish-brown Old World raccoon-like carnivore; in some classifications considered unrelated to the giant pandas

{n: raccoon dog, Nyctereutes procyonides} small wild dog of eastern Asia having facial markings like those of a raccoon

{n: raccoon, racoon} an omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America

{n: raccoon} the fur of the North American racoon

{v: pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy} to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
"The burglar jimmied the lock", "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"


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