Definition of Halicore

1. n. Same as Dugong.



Definition of Halicore

1. Noun. The dugong. ¹

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Definition of Halicore

1. the dugong [n -S] - See also: dugong

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Halicore

halfwits
halfwitted
halfwittedly
halfwittedness
halfwittery
halfword
halfwords
halibut
halibut-liver oil
halibut liver oil
halibuts
halichondriae
halichondrid
halichondrids
halichondrin
halicore (current term)
halicores
halid
halide
halides
halidom
halidome
halidomes
halidoms
halids
halier
haliers
halieutic
halieutics
halimot

Literary usage of Halicore

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"... rivers are specifically different from those of Africa.(l) They grow to the length of fifteen feet. Their flesh is used as food. halicore, Illig. ..."

2. Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert Armitage Sterndale (1884)
"GENUS halicore—THE DUGONG. Have grinders of two cones laterally united. ... halicore DUGONG. (Jerdon's No. 240.) The Dugong. NATIVE NAME. ..."

3. The American Cyclopædia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1874)
"... with the Remains recently discovered " (witli plates, London, 1862); and Newton's " Travels and Discoveries in the Levant" (2 vols., 1865). halicore. ..."

4. The Marine Mammals in the Anatomical Museum of the University of Edinburgh by William Turner (1912)
"Tail horizontal, flanged. No dorsal fin. (1) halicore DUGONG. (HAL. ... halicore Dugong. Illiger, op. cit. Length 8 to 10 feet. ..."

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