A nocturnal raccoon-like mammal with a dark-ringed tail, found in North America. Also called ringtail, cacomistle.
- Bassariscus astutus, family Procyonidae
More example sentences
- We're now seeing some wildlife we never saw before - ring-tailed cats, green herons, beaver.
- The ring-tailed cat lives in the arid rocky regions and woodland areas of south-western United States.
- Ring-tailed cats live on small rodents and insects, including the centipede, birds, and fruit.
Definition of ring-tailed cat in:
- The US English dictionary