Asian small-clawed otter


Definition of Asian small-clawed otter

: a small otter (Aonyx cinerea) of southern Asia with short, blunt claws Asian small-clawed otters, the world's smallest species of otter, are 2 feet long and weigh around 10 pounds.— Derek Quizon, Arizona Republic, 5 Mar. 2010

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First Known Use of Asian small-clawed otter

1978, in the meaning defined above

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