Definition of Dugongidae
1. Noun. A family of mammals of order Sirenia including dugongs and Steller's sea cow.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Family
Group relationships: Order Sirenia, Sirenia
Member holonyms: Genus Dugong, Genus Hydrodamalis, Hydrodamalis
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dugongidae
Literary usage of Dugongidae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mammals of Pennsylvania and New Jersey: A Biographic, Historic and by Samuel Nicholson Rhoads (1903)
"... 114, 242 Hystrix, 114 dugongidae, 246 Dugong, Great Extinct, 246 Dugongs, 5, 241 E. East American Black Bear, 183 Eastern Bay Lynx, 141 Hairy-tail Mole, ..."