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Meaning of NUTRIA

Pronunciation:  'nyootreeu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver; bred for its fur
 

NUTRIA is a 6 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: coypu, Myocastor coypus
 
 See Also: genus Myocastor, gnawer, gnawing animal, Myocastor, rodent

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nu"tri*a\, n. [Sp. nutria an otter, fr. L. lutra,
lytra.]
The fur of the coypu. See {Coypu}.

 

 

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