Definition of Trichechus manatus

1. Noun. Sirenian mammal of tropical coastal waters of America; the flat tail is rounded.

Exact synonyms: Manatee
Generic synonyms: Sea Cow, Sirenian, Sirenian Mammal
Group relationships: Genus Trichecus, Trichechus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trichechus Manatus

Triangulum Australe
Triangulum Galaxy
Triavil
Tribecan
Tribecans
Tribes of Israel
Tribonema
Tribonemaceae
Tribulation
Tribulus
Tribulus terestris
Trichechidae
Trichechus
Trichechus manatus (current term)
Trichinellicae
Trichinelloidea
Trichiuridae
Trichocephalus
Trichoceros
Trichodectes
Trichodontidae
Trichoglossus
Trichoglossus moluccanus
Tricholoma
Tricholoma aurantium
Tricholoma flavovirens
Tricholoma irinum
Tricholoma pardinum

Literary usage of Trichechus manatus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The British Critic by Robert Nares (1793)
"... and extremely fo by the genus Trichechus, till in the Trichechus manatus, or round-tailed Manati, the outline of -3'quadruped is ..."

2. Adventure Guide Costa Rica by Bruce Conord, June Conord (2005)
"Its marine element is meant to provide a refuge for endangered manatees (Trichechus manatus), plus green turtles (Chelonia mydas), hawksbill (Eretmochelys ..."

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