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Meaning of SEA OTTER

Pronunciation:  see'√Ętur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  large marine otter of northern Pacific coasts having very thick dark brown fur
 
 Synonyms: Enhydra lutris
 
 See Also: Enhydra, genus Enhydra, mustelid, musteline, musteline mammal

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sea" ot"ter\ (Zo["o]l.)
An aquatic carnivore ({Enhydris lutris, or marina}) found in
the North Pacific Ocean. Its fur is highly valued, especially
by the Chinese. It is allied to the common otter, but is
larger, with feet more decidedly webbed.

{Sea-otter's cabbage} (Bot.), a gigantic kelp of the Pacific
   Ocean ({Nereocystis Lutkeana}). See {Nereocystis}.

 

 

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