Skip to main content
Select Source:

pooter

pooter A device that is used to collect and transfer small animals. It consists of a jar, sealed by a cover pierced by two tubes pointing in opposite directions. The operator sucks on the end of one tube (made flexible for convenience and the end inside the jar covered with muslin), drawing the specimen up the other (open) tube and into the jar.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"pooter." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"pooter." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. (October 19, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/pooter

"pooter." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved October 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/pooter

pooter

pooter A device that is used to collect and transfer small animals. It consists of a jar, sealed by a cover pierced by two tubes pointing in opposite directions. The operator sucks on the end of one tube (made flexible for convenience and the end inside the jar covered with muslin), drawing the specimen up the other (open) tube and into the jar.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"pooter." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"pooter." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. (October 19, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/pooter-0

"pooter." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved October 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/pooter-0

Pooter

Pooter a person resembling Charles Pooter, whose mundane and trivial lifestyle is the subject of George and Weedon Grossmith's Diary of a Nobody (1892); a narrow, fastidious, or self-important person.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Pooter." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Encyclopedia.com. 19 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Pooter." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Encyclopedia.com. (October 19, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/pooter

"Pooter." The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. . Retrieved October 19, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/pooter