Definition of Genus dugong

1. Noun. Type genus of the Dugongidae comprising only the dugongs.

Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Dugongidae, Family Dugongidae
Member holonyms: Dugong, Dugong Dugon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dugong

genus Dreissena
genus Drepanis
genus Drimys
genus Dromaius
genus Drosera
genus Drosophila
genus Drosophyllum
genus Dryadella
genus Dryas
genus Drymarchon
genus Drymoglossum
genus Drynaria
genus Dryopithecus
genus Dryopteris
genus Drypis
genus Dugong
genus Dumetella
genus Durio
genus Dusicyon
genus Dysdercus
genus Eacles
genus Eburophyton
genus Ecballium
genus Echeneis
genus Echidnophaga
genus Echinacea
genus Echinocactus
genus Echinocereus
genus Echinochloa
genus Echinococcus

Literary usage of Genus dugong

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1. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"... and three on the Atlantic coast of America; and three species of dugongs (genus Dugong) on the shores of the Red Sea, Indian Ocean, and Australia. ..."

2. The Journal of the Linnean Society by Linnean Society of London (1857)
"... may safely he trusted in determining the species of the Cetacea ; and with this view I drew up the following Tahle, excepting from it the genus Dugong, ..."

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