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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver.

Usage examples (33)
  • The term "nutria" comes from a Spanish/Latin word meaning otter and refers to coypu fur.
  • Nurmi doesn't put much stock in the idea that wearing nutria translates to a clearer conscience.
  • I am surprised that anyone reading these posts knows what nutria is but now that you admit to your cajun background I understand.
  • Cree McCree has begun using the pelt of the Louisiana swamp rat, also known as the nutria, which is culled legally to protect marshland. for more
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