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Raccoon vs. Monkey — What's the Difference?

Raccoon vs. Monkey — What's the Difference?

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Raccoon

The raccoon ( or US: (listen), Procyon lotor), sometimes called the common raccoon to distinguish it from other species, is a medium-sized mammal native to North America. It is the largest of the procyonid family, having a body length of 40 to 70 cm (16 to 28 in), and a body weight of 5 to 26 kg (11 to 57 lb).
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Monkey

Monkey is a common name that may refer to certain groups or species of simian mammals of infraorder Simiiformes. The term is applied descriptively to groups of primates, such as families of New World monkeys and Old World monkeys.
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Raccoon

An omnivorous mammal (Procyon lotor) native to the Americas and introduced elsewhere, having grayish-brown fur, black masklike facial markings, and a black-ringed bushy tail.
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Monkey

Any of various tailed primates of the suborder Anthropoidea, including the macaques, baboons, capuchins, and marmosets, and excluding the apes.
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Raccoon

The fur of this mammal.
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Monkey

A nonhuman ape. Not in scientific use.
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Raccoon

Any of various similar or related animals.
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Monkey

One who behaves in a way suggestive of a monkey, as a mischievous child or a mimic.
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Raccoon

An omnivorous, nocturnal mammal native to North America, typically with a mixture of gray, brown, and black fur, a mask-like marking around the eyes and a striped tail; Procyon lotor.
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Monkey

The iron block of a pile driver.
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Raccoon

Any mammal of the genus Procyon.
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Monkey

(Slang) A person who is mocked, duped, or made to appear a fool
They made a monkey out of him.
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Raccoon

Any mammal of the subfamily Procyoninae, a procyonine.
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Monkey

Offensive Slang Used as a disparaging term for a person with dark skin.
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Raccoon

Any mammal of the family Procyonidae, a procyonid.
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Monkey

To play, fiddle, trifle, or tamper with something
Who was monkeying with my phone?.
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Raccoon

Any mammal superficially resembling a raccoon, such as a raccoon dog.
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Monkey

To behave in a mischievous or apish manner
Stop monkeying around!.
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Raccoon

A North American nocturnal carnivore (Procyon lotor) allied to the bears, but much smaller, and having a long, full tail, banded with black and gray. Its body is gray, varied with black and white. Called also coon, and mapach.
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Monkey

To imitate or mimic; ape.
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Raccoon

The fur of the North American racoon
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Monkey

(properly) A member of the clade Simiiformes other than those in the clade Hominoidea containing humans and apes, generally (but not universally) distinguished by small size, tails, and cheek pouches.
He had been visiting an area zoo when a monkey swung from its tree perch, swiped his glasses and hurled them into a hippo hole.
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Raccoon

An omnivorous nocturnal mammal native to North America and Central America
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Monkey

Any simian primate other than hominids, any monkey or ape.
Chimpanzees are known to form bands to hunt and kill other monkeys.
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Monkey

A human considered to resemble monkeys in some way, including:
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Monkey

A naughty or mischievous person, especially a child.
Stop misbehaving, you cheeky little monkey!
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Monkey

(slang) The person in the motorcycle sidecar in sidecar racing.
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Monkey

(pejorative) idiot: a person of minimal intelligence.
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Monkey

(pejorative) uggo: an unattractive person, especially one whose face supposedly resembles a monkey's.
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Monkey

Synonym of puppet: a person dancing to another's tune, a person controlled or directed by another.
No, no, no, not you. I want to talk to the organ grinder, not the monkey.
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Monkey

A menial employee who does a repetitive job supposedly requiring minimal intelligence.
Code monkey... grease monkey... phone monkey... powder monkey...
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Monkey

A black, a black person.
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Monkey

(historical) A small trading vessel of the sixteenth century.
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Monkey

The vessel in which a mess receives its full allowance of grog.
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Monkey

The weight of a pile driver or drop hammer.
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Monkey

A fluid consisting of hydrochloric acid and zinc, used in the process of soldering.
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Monkey

(slang) five hundred, especially (British) 500 pounds sterling or 500 dollars.
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Monkey

(blackjack) face card.
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Monkey

(slang) A person's temper, said to be "up" when they are angry.
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Monkey

(slang) A drug habit; an addiction; a compulsion.
Everybody's got something to hide except for me and my monkey.
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Monkey

(dance) A dance popularized by Major Lance in 1963, now usually only its upper-body dance move involving exaggerated drumming motions.
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Monkey

To meddle; to mess (with).
Please don't monkey with the controls if you don't know what you're doing.
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Monkey

(transitive) To mimic; to ape.
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Monkey

In the most general sense, any one of the Quadrumana, including apes, baboons, and lemurs.
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Monkey

A term of disapproval, ridicule, or contempt, as for a mischievous child.
This is the monkey's own giving out; she is persuaded I will marry her.
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Monkey

The weight or hammer of a pile driver, that is, a very heavy mass of iron, which, being raised on high, falls on the head of the pile, and drives it into the earth; the falling weight of a drop hammer used in forging.
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Monkey

A small trading vessel of the sixteenth century.
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Monkey

To act or treat as a monkey does; to ape; to act in a grotesque or meddlesome manner.
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Monkey

Any of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
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Monkey

One who is playfully mischievous
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Monkey

Play around with or alter or falsify, usually secretively or dishonestly;
Someone tampered with the documents on my desk
The reporter fiddle with the facts
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Monkey

Do random, unplanned work or activities or spend time idly;
The old lady is usually mucking about in her little house
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