otter board

noun

Definition of otter board

: one of the two large boards or metal plates that keep the net of an otter trawl spread and that are attached to each side of the mouth of the net and are caused to flare apart by pressure of the water

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“Otter board.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otter%20board. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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