Meaning of “otter” in the English Dictionary

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"otter" in British English

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otternoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɒt.ər/ us /ˈɑː.t̬ɚ/

Examples from literature

  • It has the tail of a beaver, the fur of an otter, the bill and feet of a duck, and the venom of a snake. 

(Definition of “otter” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"otter" in American English

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otternoun [ C ]

us /ˈɑt̬·ər/

a water mammal with four legs and dark brown fur, which eats fish and is related to the weasel

(Definition of “otter” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)