American Dictionary of the English Language

Dictionary Search


AT'TAR, noun The essential oil or essence of roses.

OT'TER, noun [Latin lutra.]

A quadruped of the genus Mustela, nearly two feet in length, of a brown color, with short legs, amphibious and feeding on fish. It burrows in the banks of rivers and ponds, and its toes being webbed, it swims with great rapidity. There are several other species, of which the sea otter is the largest, being about three feet in length.

OT'TER, noun The name of a coloring substance.