The droppings of an otter: this means finding their droppings or spraint the spraints of an otter
More example sentences
- He discovered the otter droppings - or spraint, to use the technical term - while checking the site destined to become Grays Wharf, a riverside office development.
- Today, however, it is otters that place their spraints to claim this territory as their own.
- A fresh one easily distinguished from a mink scat by the scent - otter spraint smells pleasantly musky or fishy.
late Middle English: from Old French espreintes, from espraindre 'squeeze out', based on Latin exprimere 'to express'.