Definition of Manatis
1. manati [n] - See also: manati
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manatis
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Literary usage of Manatis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Atlantic, and likewise the existence of manatis on both At Us:* coasts, the authors of this scheme call in the aid oi а ..."
2. Narratives of Voyages and Excursions on the East Coast and in the Interior by Orlando W. Roberts (1827)
"... CRUISER TAKEN AS A SPY TRIAL AND ESCAPE CONJ>UCT OF THE INDIANS ORDERED TO SAN CARLOS BONGOS THE FORT OR BATTERY AND ENTRANCES OF THE RIVER manatis ..."
3. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1827)
"This has given rise to a comparison of these organs with hands, and hence these animals have been called manatis, which word by corruption, became Laman- ..."
4. Odd People: Being a Popular Description of Singular Races of Man by Mayne Reid (1861)
"In one river in particular, so great a number are found that it has been distinguished by the appellation of the Rio de manatis (river of ..."
5. At Last: A Christmas in the West Indies by Charles Kingsley (1887)
"The lagoon was still as glass; the sun was sickening; and we were glad to put up our umbrellas and iook out from under them for manatis and Boas. ..."