Definition of Genus odobenus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Odobenidae: walruses.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Odobenidae, Odobenidae
Member holonyms: Sea Horse, Seahorse, Walrus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Odobenus
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 ..."