Definitions for otterˈɒt ər
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ot•terˈɒt ər(n.)(pl.)-ters; -ter.
any of several aquatic, furbearing, weasellike mammals of the genus Lutra and related genera, having webbed feet and a long, slightly flattened tail.
the fur of an otter
freshwater carnivorous mammal having webbed and clawed feet and dark brown fur
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a mammal with thick brown fur that lives in and near water
Any aquatic or marine carnivorous mammal, member of the family Mustelidae, which also includes weasels, polecats, badgers, and others.
A hairy man with a slender physique, in contrast with a bear, who is more broadly set
A river whose source in the Blackdown Hills, Somerset, and which flows into Lyme Bay in English Channel.
Origin: From oter. Cognate with Old High German ottar, Old Slavic , and Ancient Greek ὕδρα (“Hydra”, “water snake”). More etymology under English water.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
In naval mine warfare, a device which, when towed, displaces itself sideways to a predetermined distance.
Translations for otter
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a type of small furry river animal that eats fish.
- ثَعْلَب ماءArabic
- lontraPortuguese (BR)
- der OtterGerman
- سمور آبیFarsi
- ऊद बिलावHindi
- سمور آبیPersian
- يو ډول د اوبو حيوانPashto
- su samuruTurkish
- 水獺Chinese (Trad.)
- con rái cáVietnamese
- 水獭Chinese (Simp.)
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