trash panda

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English[edit]

A "trash panda"

Etymology[edit]

From a likening of the black patches around a raccoon's eyes to similar markings on a panda, and a reference to its tendency to forage for garbage in urban environments.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

trash panda (plural trash pandas)

  1. (US, Canada, slang, mildly humorous) A raccoon, especially one that forages in garbage cans.
    Synonyms: dumpster bandit, dumpster panda, garbage panda

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