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ˈkæk əˌmɪs əlca·comis·tle

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  1. bassarisk, cacomistle, cacomixle, coon cat, raccoon fox, ringtail, ring-tailed cat, civet cat, miner's cat, Bassariscus astutusnoun

    raccoon-like omnivorous mammal of Mexico and the southwestern United States having a long bushy tail with black and white rings


  1. cacomistle

    A cacomistle is a small, nocturnal mammal native to Central and North America. It is part of the raccoon family and is known for its long, bushy tail, sharp claws, and masked face. Cacomistles are arboreal creatures, primarily spending their time in trees, and are adept at climbing. They are omnivorous and feed on a diet that varies from fruits, insects, to small vertebrates.


  1. Cacomistle

    The cacomistle, Bassariscus sumichrasti, is a nocturnal, arboreal and omnivorous member of the carnivoran family Procyonidae. Its preferred habitats are wet, tropical, evergreen woodlands and mountain forests, though seasonally it will venture into drier deciduous forests. Nowhere in its range is B. sumichrasti common. This is especially true in Costa Rica, where it inhabits only a very small area. It is completely dependent on forest habitat, making it particularly susceptible to deforestation. In IPA, its name is pronounced "cacomistle" [kækə-mɪsᵊl], or "cacomixle" [kækə-mɪksᵊl]. The term cacomistle is from the Nahuatl language and means "half cat" or "half mountain lion"; it is sometimes also used to refer to the ringtail, Bassariscus astutus, a similar species that inhabits arid northern Mexico and the American Southwest.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cacomistle in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cacomistle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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  • ಕ್ಯಾಕೊಮಿಸ್ಟಲ್Kannada

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    pass through the tissue or substance or its pores or interstices, as of gas
    A abash
    B transpire
    C efface
    D rumpus

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