Advertisement

kinkajou (n.)

Central American mammal, 1796, from French (1670s), from an Algonquian word for the wolverine; the North American word was erroneously transferred by Buffon to the tropical animal.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of kinkajou from WordNet

kinkajou (n.)
arboreal fruit-eating mammal of tropical America with a long prehensile tail;
Synonyms: honey bear / potto / Potos flavus / Potos caudivolvulus
kinkajou (n.)
a kind of lemur;
Synonyms: potto / Perodicticus potto
From wordnet.princeton.edu