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1. otter

the fur of an otter

2. otter

freshwater carnivorous mammal having webbed and clawed feet and dark brown fur

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noun plural -ters or -ter
any freshwater carnivorous musteline mammal of the subfamily Lutrinae, esp Lutra lutra (Eurasian otter), typically having smooth fur, a streamlined body, and webbed feet
the fur of any of these animals
3. Also called: otter board
a type of fishing tackle consisting of a weighted board to which hooked and baited lines are attached
to fish using an otter

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nounWord forms: plural ˈotters or ˈotter
any of various furry carnivores (family Mustelidae) with webbed feet used in swimming and a long, slightly flattened tail
; esp.,
a North American river species (Lutra canadensis)
sea otter
the short, thick, lustrous fur of this animal

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see synonyms of otter
n. pl. otter or ot·ters
1. Any of various aquatic or semiaquatic carnivorous mammals of the mustelid subfamily Lutrinae, having webbed feet and dense, dark brown fur.
2. The fur of one of these animals.

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