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Meaning of COATI

Pronunciation:  kow'√Ętee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  omnivorous mammal of Central and South America
 

COATI is a 5 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: coati-mondi, coati-mundi, coon cat, Nasua narica
 
 See Also: genus Nasua, Nasua, procyonid

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Co*a"ti\ (k[-o]*[aum]"t[-e] or k[-o]*[=a]"t[i^]), n.
[From the native name: cf. F. coati.] (Zo["o]l.)
A mammal of tropical America of the genus {Nasua}, allied to
the raccoon, but with a longer body, tail, and nose.

Note: The red coati ({N. socialis}), called also {coati
      mondi}, inhabits Mexico and Central America. The brown
      coati ({N. narica}) is found in Surinam and Brazil.

 

 

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