otter

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English[edit]

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otter (1)

Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*wed-

From Old English oter, from Proto-Germanic *utraz, from Proto-Indo-European *udrós ‎(aquatic, water-animal), from *wed- ‎(water). Cognate with Old Dutch ottar, Old Church Slavonic ⰲⱏⰺⰴⱃⰰ ‎(vydra), and Ancient Greek ὕδρα ‎(húdra, water snake). More etymology under English water.

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Noun[edit]

otter ‎(plural otters)

  1. Any aquatic or marine carnivorous mammal, member of the family Mustelidae, which also includes weasels, polecats, badgers, and others.
  2. (gay slang) A hairy man with a slender physique, in contrast with a bear, who is more broadly set
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

otter ‎(uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Annatto.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

otter c (singular definite otteren, plural indefinite ottere)

  1. eight (the card rank between seven and nine)

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Playing cards in Danish · kort, spillekort (layout · text)
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otter nier tier knægt, bonde dame, dronning konge joker

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*wed-

From Middle Dutch otter, from Old Dutch ottar, from Proto-Germanic *utraz, from Proto-Indo-European *udrós ‎(water-animal, otter), from *wed- ‎(water).

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Noun[edit]

otter m ‎(plural otters, diminutive ottertje n)

  1. otter