Definition of Genus odobenus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Odobenidae: walruses.

Exact synonyms: Odobenus
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Odobenidae, Odobenidae
Member holonyms: Sea Horse, Seahorse, Walrus



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Odobenus

genus Nycticebus
genus Nycticorax
genus Nyctimene
genus Nymphaea
genus Nymphalis
genus Nymphicus
genus Nypa
genus Nyssa
genus Oceanites
genus Ochna
genus Ochotona
genus Ochroma
genus Ocimum
genus Octopus
genus Ocyurus
genus Odobenus
genus Odocoileus
genus Odontaspis
genus Odontoglossum
genus Odontophorus
genus Oecanthus
genus Oedogonium
genus Oenanthe
genus Oenothera
genus Oestrus
genus Okapia
genus Olea
genus Oleandra
genus Olearia
genus Olfersia

Literary usage of Genus odobenus

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1. Fur Seal Arbitration: Proceedings of the Tribunal of Arbitration, Convened by Bering Sea Tribunal of Arbitration (1895)
"The hind feet are capable of being turned forward to aid in terrestrial locomotion. The two existing species of walrus constitute the genus Odobenus ..."

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