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beaver

noun [C] (ANIMAL)    /ˈbiː.vər/ US  /-vɚ/ (plural beavers or beaver)
an animal with smooth fur, sharp teeth, and a large, flat tail. Beavers build dams (= walls of sticks and earth) that they build across rivers.Rodents and similar animals
(Definition of beaver noun (ANIMAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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