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Noun: litter  li-tu(r)
  1. The offspring at one birth of a multiparous mammal
     
  2. Rubbish carelessly dropped or left about (especially in public places)
     
  3. Conveyance consisting of a chair or bed carried on two poles by bearers
     
  4. Material used to provide a bed for animals
    - bedding material, bedding
Verb: litter  li-tu(r)
  1. Strew
    "Cigar butts littered the ground"
     
  2. Make a place messy by strewing garbage around
     
  3. Give birth to a litter of animals

Derived forms: littered, litters, littering

Type of: animal group, be, bear, birth, conveyance, deliver, give birth, have, junk, material, rubbish, scrap, straw [archaic], strew, stuff, transport, trash

Encyclopedia: Litter