Definition of kinkajou noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɪŋkədʒuː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪŋkədʒuː//
Wild mammals
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a small animal with a very strong tail, which lives in trees in Central and S America and eats mainly fruit See related entries: Wild mammals Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French quincajou, alteration of carcajou.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kinkajou