genus Procyon

noun
the type genus of the family Procyonidae: raccoons
Syn: ↑Procyon
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Procyonidae, ↑family Procyonidae
Member Meronyms: ↑raccoon, ↑racoon

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