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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 from wikipedia

- Lutra 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 (Lutra lutra), also known as the European otter, Eurasian river otter, common otter, and Old World otter, is a semiaquatic mammal native...
- The Pearls of Lutra is a fantasy novel by Brian Jacques, published in 1996. It is the ninth book published and eleventh chronologically in the Redwall...
- The hairy-nosed otter (Lutra sumatrana) is a semiaquatic mammal endemic to Southeast Asia and one of the rarest and least known otter species. It is threatened...
- Genus Lutra Eurasian otter (Lutra lutra) Hairy-nosed otter (Lutra sumatrana) ****anese otter† (Lutra nippon) Lutra euxena† Lutra castiglionis† Lutra simplicidens†...
- otter was first cl****ified in the genus Lutra; Lutra was the early European name. The species name was Lutra canadensis. The species epithet canadensis...
- ****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 in ****an...
- for Spiramater lutra is 10301. "Spiramater lutra Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-12. "Spiramater lutra species details"...
- as their male counterparts". Novels such as Mariel of Redwall, Pearls of Lutra, High Rhulain and Triss all feature strong female leading characters. Jacques...
- Archived 2011-09-06 at the Wayback Machine (2011). Larivière, S. (2002). "Lutra maculicollis" (PDF). Mammalian Species. 712: Number 712: pp. 1–6. doi:10...
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