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Definition of Otter sheep
Otter sheepOtter 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 Otter sheep from wikipedia
- Ancon sheep
) are a grouping
of domestic sheep
with long bodies
and very short
legs, with the fore-legs being
crooked. The term...
- This is a list of domestic breeds
. Domestic sheep
(Ovis aries) are partially derived
(Ovis orientalis) stock, and have diverged...
is an unincorporated community
in southwestern Powder River
County, Montana, United
States, in the Custer National
Forest. It lies along local
a predominantly rural
area, with small
farms. The largest
town in the Otter Valley
is Honiton. Tourism
- marten, Martes americana American
badger, Taxidea taxus North American river otter
, Lontra canadensis
Wolverine, Gulo gulo Order: Carnivora Family: Procyonidae...
(or waitoreki, waitorete) is an otter
/beaver-like creature. It is usually described
as a small otter
in the South
- (Mustela vison) Badger
(Taxidea taxus) Striped skunk
(Mephitis mephitis) River otter
(Lontra canadensis) Wolverine
(Gulo gulo luscus) Cougar
(Felis con color)...
- cougar's diet, harbor seals
deer 24% each, North American river otters
sea lion 7%, and American
mink 4%; the remaining
- badgers, foxes, otters
and hares, over time the Kerry became
a general working
dog used for a variety
of jobs including herding cattle
, and as a guard...
- as sheep
and goats. According
to the National Agricultural Statistics
Service, bobcats killed
in 2004, comprising
4.9% of all sheep
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