Definition of Dugongs

1. Noun. (plural of dugong) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dugongs

1. dugong [n] - See also: dugong

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dugongs

dufrenite
dufrenites
duftite
dufus
dufuses
dug
dug-out
dug out
dug up
dugganite
dugite
dugites
dugnad
dugnads
dugong
dugongs (current term)
dugout
dugout canoe
dugouts
dugs
dugway
dugways
duh
dui
duiker
duikers
duing
duit
duits
duka

Literary usage of Dugongs

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

1. American Animals: A Popular Guide to the Mammals of North America North of by Witmer Stone, William Everett Cram (1902)
"The dugongs of the Old World and the peculiar Steller's sea cow which formerly inhabited the north Pacific, being arranged in separate groups. ..."

2. Natural Emirates: Wildlife and Environment of the United Arab Emirates by Peter Vine (1996)
"The Arabian Gulf hosts the world's second largest population of dugongs, thought to number at least 5000. Fishermen still talk of them as bearing some ..."

3. The Sea and Its Living Wonders: A Popular Account of the Marvels of the Deep by Georg Hartwig (1892)
"The Manatees and the dugongs.—The Seals and the Esquimaux. ... THE Manatees or Lamantins of the Atlantic Ocean, and the now nearly extinct dugongs of ..."

4. Animal Products by Peter Lund Simmonds (1877)
"Sirenia—dugongs—Whales and the whale fishery—Products of the ... The junction of the dugongs and manatees with the true whales cannot, therefore, ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"... the sole habitat of the ск-V- presence of dugongs and the absence of seals. ... dugongs ..."

6. Pygmies & Papuans: The Stone Age To-day in Dutch New Guinea by Alexander Frederick Richmond Wollaston, William Robert Ogilvie-Grant, Alfred Cort Haddon, Sidney Herbert Ray (1912)
"... of the Dutch Expedition—View of Mount Carstensz—dugongs—Crowded Ship—Dayaks and Live Stock—Sea-Snakes—Excitable Convicts—The Island River—7/s Great ..."

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