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coon:

see raccoonraccoon,
nocturnal New World mammal of the genus Procyon. The common raccoon of North America, Procyon lotor, also called coon, is found from S Canada to South America, except in parts of the Rocky Mts. and in deserts.
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coon

1. Informal short for raccoon
2. Offensive slang a Black or a native Australian
3. South African offensive a person of mixed race
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