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Raccoon

 

 

 

 

 

Raccoon is a loan-word taken from Powhatan.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Powhatan was from Virginia.

 

 

 

 

 

An  Algonquian language that is now extinct.

 

 

 

 

 

ahrah-koon-em,  which means  "[the] one who rubs, scrubs and scratches with its hands".

 

 

 

 

This would be the carnivorous North American  Procyon Lotor

 

 

 

 

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