Definition of 'otter'
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But not all wild adult sea otters use tools. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The giant otters eat particularly well. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But sea otter populations have recovered in many areas, thanks to a few changes. Smithsonian Mag (2017)One of the next steps will be to confirm the history of sea otters using tools, says Ralls. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Take a picture of the giant otter. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You might see otters and seals from the windows. Times, Sunday Times (2012)You are quite likely to see seals and perhaps otters on this stretch. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Yet mink and otters eat different foods. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The location: otters and badgers are your only neighbours. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Up near the bank, a gang of giant river otters were having their lunch. Times, Sunday Times (2007)There are giant otter here: great monsters twice the size of our own. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A hot tub overlooks the loch in which seals and otters are often seen. Times, Sunday Times (2014)All have dazzling white sands, clear blue seas and wildlife ranging from deer and otters to crabs and dolphins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)On this trip she was surprised but not much daunted to find an Amazonian giant otter asleep on her bed one night. Times, Sunday Times (2008)In Paraguay there are hopes that they can be set up in a spot that overlooks a popular haunt of giant otters. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Is it the massive grey whales that swim thousands of miles to give birth here, or the cute and playful sea otter? Times, Sunday Times (2012)I'm an animal lover and in any other circumstances would have loved to have seen a wild otter. The Sun (2016)Go river rafting in Yorkshire or swimming with otters in Dartmoor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You'll also see dolphins, sea otters and sea lions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What the locals say Seeing otters surfing on the Usk still makes me smile. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Case studies, meanwhile, include some orphaned sea otters and a polar bear with atrocious social skills. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The haven is alive with birds as well as the seals and otters that can be seen on the River Tees. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Seals and otters are regularly spotted as well, I hear. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'otter'
British English: otter /ˈɒtə/ NOUN
An otter is a small animal with brown fur, short legs, and a long tail. Otters swim well and eat fish.
- American English: otter
- Arabic: ثَعْلَبُ الْـمَاءِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: lontra
- Chinese: 水獭
- Croatian: vidra
- Czech: vydra
- Danish: odder
- Dutch: otter
- European Spanish: nutria
- Finnish: saukko
- French: loutre
- German: Otter
- Greek: βίδρα
- Italian: lontra
- Japanese: カワウソ
- Korean: 수달
- Norwegian: oter
- Polish: wydra
- European Portuguese: lontra
- Romanian: vidră
- Russian: выдра
- Spanish: nutria
- Swedish: utter
- Thai: ตัวนาก
- Turkish: su samuru
- Ukrainian: видра
- Vietnamese: con rái cá
Definition of otter from the Collins English Dictionary
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