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sea otter

sea ot·ter • n. an entirely aquatic marine otter (Enhydra lutris) of North Pacific coasts, formerly hunted for its dense fur. It is noted for its habit of floating on its back with a stone balanced on the abdomen, in order to crack open bivalve mollusks.

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sea otter

sea otter: see otter.

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