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Definition of Otters

Otter
Otter Ot"ter, n. A corruption of Annotto.
Otter
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 Otters from wikipedia

- nouns for otters are bevy, family, lodge, romp (being descriptive of their often playful nature) or, when in water, raft. The **** of otters are typically...
- The sea otter (Enhydra lutris) is a marine mammal native to the coasts of the northern and eastern North Pacific Ocean. Adult sea otters typically weigh...
- North American river otters, like most predators, prey upon the most readily accessible species. Fish is a favored food among the otters, but they also consume...
- to be identified from birth. Giant otters use these marks to recognize one another, and upon meeting other otters, they engage in a behavior known as...
- circuit. The "Otters" name refers to the North American otter (Lontra canadensis), a semiaquatic mammal common to Lake Erie. The Erie Otters were previously...
- their establishment in 1995, the Otters have pla**** at historic Bosse Field, which originally opened in 1915. The Otters are the oldest current team in...
- otherwise never have received air service. Twin Otters are also a staple of Antarctic transportation. Four Twin Otters are emplo**** by the British Antarctic Survey...
- ISBN 978-0-85112-235-9 "Shetland Otters". Shetland Otters. Retrieved 2010-03-15. "Vincent Wildlife Trust, Ireland: Otter". Retrieved 28 October 2018. "Joshi...
- intervention in fights between the two otter families. There have been reports of wild otters, including the Bishan otters, being injured by illegal fishing...
- The Huntsville Otters are a Canadian Junior ice hockey team from Huntsville, Ontario. Starting from the 2016-17 season the Otters are members of the Provincial...
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