critters

critter

[krit-er]
noun Dialect.
1.
a domesticated animal.
2.
any creature.
Also, crittur.


Origin:
variant of creature

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critter (ˈkrɪtə)
 
n
(US), (Canadian) a dialect word for creature

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critter
1815, dialectal or humorous pronunciation of creature.
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