genus Trichecus

noun
type and sole genus of the Trichechidae
Syn: ↑Trichechus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Trichechidae, ↑family Trichechidae
Member Meronyms: ↑manatee, ↑Trichechus manatus

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