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Definition of Lutra vulgaris

Lutra vulgaris
Otter Ot"ter, n. [OE. oter, AS. otor; akin to D. & G. otter, Icel. otr, Dan. odder, Sw. utter, Lith. udra, Russ, vuidra, Gr. "y`dra water serpent, hydra, Skr. udra otter, and also to E. water. [root]137, 215. See Water, and cf. Hydra.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any carnivorous animal of the genus Lutra, and related genera. Several species are described. They have large, flattish heads, short ears, and webbed toes. They are aquatic, and feed on fish. Their fur is soft and valuable. The common otter of Europe is Lutra vulgaris; the American otter is L. Canadensis; other species inhabit South America and Asia. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The larva of the ghost moth. It is very injurious to hop vines. Otter hound, Otter dog (Zo["o]l.), a small breed of hounds, used in England for hunting otters. Otter sheep. See Ancon sheep, under Ancon. Otter shell (Zo["o]l.), very large bivalve mollusk (Schizoth[ae]rus Nuttallii) found on the northwest coast of America. It is excellent food, and is extensively used by the Indians. Sea otter. (Zo["o]l.) See in the Vocabulary.

Meaning of Lutra vulgaris from wikipedia

- The Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra), also known as the European otter, Eurasian river otter, common otter, and Old World otter, is a semiaquatic mammal native...
- vulnerable; Leisler's bat (Nyctalus leisleri), the otter (Lutra lutra), and the red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) were ****essed as near threatened; Brandt's bat (Myotis...
- Otter (Phoca vitulina und Lutra vulgaris) : in ihrem Knochen-und Muskel-skelet, 1876 – The seal and the otter (Lutra vulgaris and Phoca vitulina): involving...
- martes Wolverine, Gulo gulo European badger, Meles meles Eurasian otter, Lutra lutra Eurasian lynx, Lynx lynx Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus Common seal, Phoca...
- Scotland Family: Mustelidae (weasels and relatives) European otter, Lutra lutra LC, VU in Scotland and Wales European badger, Meles meles LC European...
- Neotropical otter (L. longicaudis) Southern river otter (L. provocax) Lutra Eurasian otter (L. lutra) Hairy-nosed otter (L. sumatrana) Lutrogale Smooth-coated otter...
- (squirrels) Subfamily: Sciurinae Tribe: Sciurini Genus: Sciurus Red squirrel, S. vulgaris LC Caucasian squirrel, Sciurus anomalus LC Subfamily: Xerinae Tribe: Marmotini...
- Meles ****anese badger, Meles anakuma LC Genus: Lutra European otter, Lutra lutra NT ****anese otter, Lutra nippon EX Genus: Enhydra Sea otter, Enhydra lutris...
- (squirrels) Subfamily: Sciurinae Tribe: Sciurini Genus: Sciurus Red squirrel, S. vulgaris LC Subfamily: Xerinae Tribe: Marmotini Genus: Marmota Alpine marmot, Marmota...
- marten, Martes martes NT Eurasian badger, Meles meles LC European otter, Lutra lutra VU American mink, Neovison vison NA (invasive) Walrus, Odobenus rosmarus...
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