pbs Digest, Vol 31, Issue 10--derivation of El Cacomite

Adam Fikso irisman@ameritech.net
Sat, 13 Aug 2005 09:53:24 PDT
The Nahuatl name may not refer to the ocelot (although it may) but is nearly 
identical to cacomistle which is a raccoon like animal unrelated to the 
ocelot and not spotted. Another example of a confused etymology 
misconfigured of out ignorance of native cultures?

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