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critter

or crit·tur

[ krit-er ]
/ ˈkrɪt ər /
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noun Dialect.

a domesticated animal.
any creature.

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Origin of critter

Variant of creature
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British Dictionary definitions for critter

critter
/ (ˈkrɪtə) /

noun

US and Canadian a dialect word for creature
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