Etymology
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coati (n.)

long-tailed Brazilian raccoon, 1670s, from Spanish quachi, quasje, from a name in the Tupi native language of Brazil; according to OED it is a compound of cua "belt, cincture" + tim "nose."

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Definitions of coati

coati (n.)
omnivorous mammal of Central America and South America;
Synonyms: coati-mondi / coati-mundi / coon cat / Nasua narica
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