nutria nutria  /ˈnu tri ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) aquatic South American rodent resembling a small beaver; bred for its fur

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Some bought bleached otter; others snapped up dyed beaver, nutria or sable.
  2. Another possibility is the coypu, or nutria, a South American aquatic rodent that has a voracious appetite for water plants.
  3. Madame Chiang stepped to the sidewalk, hatless, and with her old nutria coat over a long black Chinese dress.

News

  • EARIP projects going well

    Contractors working to protect endangered species in Landa Park are removing harmful snails, nutria and fish, planting beneficial native plants, and taking other steps to improve conditions for the threatened critters.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung

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