African clawless otter


Definition of African clawless otter

: a large African otter (Aonyx capensis) with the claws absent from most toes

called also Cape clawless otter

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First Known Use of African clawless otter

1894, in the meaning defined above

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“African clawless otter.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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