Definition of Rytina

1. n. A genus of large edentulous sirenians, allied to the dugong and manatee, including but one species (R. Stelleri); -- called also Steller's sea cow.



Medical Definition of Rytina

1. A genus of large edentulous sirenians, allied to the dugong and manatee, including but one species (R. Stelleri). Synonym: Steller's sea cow. Alternative forms: Rhytina. It is now extinct, but was formerly abundant at Behring's Island, near Behring's Straits. It was twenty-five feet or more in length, with a thick, blackish, naked skin. The last were killed in 1768 for their oil and flesh. Origin: NL, fr. Gr. A wrinkle. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rytina

ryotwari
ryotwaris
rype
rypeck
rypecks
ryper
rypophagous
rysh
ryshes
rysimeter
rysimeters
ryth
rythmic
rython
ryths
rytina (current term)
ryvett
ryvetts
röntgen
röntgens
rösti
röstis
s
s'
s'ghetti
s'more
s'mores
s'ok
s'pose
s'posed

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