Definition of Trichechus
1. Noun. Type and sole genus of the Trichechidae.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Family Trichechidae, Trichechidae
Member holonyms: Manatee, Trichechus Manatus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trichechus
Literary usage of Trichechus
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1. The Marine Mammals in the Anatomical Museum of the University of Edinburgh by William Turner (1912)
"... eyes small; tail short; dorsum of digits with nails; mammae four. < L) trichechus ROSMARUS. (TR. R.) (Auctorum.) (Walrus, Morse, Sea Horse. ..."