from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name under which two genera of otters have been formed:
  • n. The sea-otter, of the subfamily Enhydrinæ. C. L. Gloger, 1827. See Enhydris, 2.
  • n. Certain land-otters of the subfamily Lutrinæ, as the North American Lutra canadensis.


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