Definition of Genus dugong
1. Noun. Type genus of the Dugongidae comprising only the dugongs.
Group relationships: Dugongidae, Family Dugongidae
Member holonyms: Dugong, Dugong Dugon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Dugong
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, ..."