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Lutra vulgarisOtter 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 from wikipedia
is a genus
of otters, one of seven
in the subfamily
Lutrinae. The genus includes these recent
species: The genus
most likely evolved
in Asia during...
- The Eurasian otter
), also known
as the European
otter, Eurasian river
otter, and Old World
otter, is a semiaquatic mammal
- The hairy-nosed otter
sumatrana) is a semiaquatic mammal endemic
Asia and one of the rarest
and least known otter
species. It is threatened...
- The Pearls
is a fantasy novel
in 1996. It is the ninth
and eleventh chronologically
in the Redwall...
- Genus Lutra Eurasian otter
) Hairy-nosed otter
sumatrana) ****anese otter† (Lutra
- ****anese river otter
(****anese: ニホンカワウソ(日本川獺 ー, Hepburn: Nihon-kawauso) (Lutra lutra
whiteleyi) is an extinct variety
of otter formerly widespread
cl****ified in the genus Lutra
was the early European
name. The species
name was Lutra
canadensis. The species epithet
2011-09-06 at the Wayback Machine
(2011). Larivière, S. (2002). "Lutra
maculicollis" (PDF). Mammalian
Species. 712: Number
712: pp. 1–6. doi:10...
- ****essed as vulnerable; Leisler's bat (Nyctalus leisleri), the otter
), and the red squirrel
(Sciurus vulgaris) were ****essed as near threatened;...
- as their
male counterparts". Novels
such as Mariel
of Redwall, Pearls
, High Rhulain
all feature strong female leading
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