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Kinkajou Kin"ka*jou`, n. [F. kinkajou, quincajou, from the native American name.] (Zo["o]l.) A nocturnal carnivorous mammal (Cercoleptes caudivolvulus) of South America, about as large as a full-grown cat. It has a prehensile tail and lives in trees. It is the only representative of a distinct family (Cercoleptid[ae]) allied to the raccoons. Called also potto, and honey bear.
Potto
Potto Pot"to, n. (Zo["o]l.) (a) A nocturnal mammal (Perodictius potto) of the Lemur family, found in West Africa. It has rudimentary forefingers. Called also aposoro, and bush dog. (b) The kinkajou.

Meaning of potto from wikipedia

- Perodicticus potto potto Perodicticus potto edwardsi Perodicticus potto ibe**** Perodicticus potto stockleyi However, variation among pottos is significant...
- from the potto; specifically, the false potto shares several features with West African pottos. The false potto generally resembles a small potto, but according...
- Vasily Aleksandrovich Potto (Russian: Василий Александрович Потто; 1 January 1836 – 29 November 1911) was a Russian lieutenant-general (1907) and military...
- Potto (Perodicticus potto) is a strepsirrhine primate of the family Lorisidae. Potto may also refer to: Potto, North Yorkshire, a village in England Potto...
- Potto Brown (1797–1871) was a miller and nonconformist philanthropist in Huntingdonshire, England. He is commemorated by a statue in the village of Houghton...
- Potto is a village and civil parish in the Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. It is 5 miles (8 kilometres) south-west of Stokesley and near...
- primates. The lorisids are all slim arboreal animals and comprise the lorises, pottos and angwantibos. Lorisids live in tropical, central Africa as well as in...
- Calabar angwantibo (Arctocebus calabarensis), also known as the Calabar potto, is a strepsirrhine primate of the family Lorisidae. It shares the genus...
- Lanka. Their next closest relatives are the African lorisids, the pottos, false pottos, and angwantibos. They are less closely related to the remaining...
- Potto railway station was a railway station built just north of the village of Potto in North Yorkshire, England. The station was on the North Yorkshire...