Hydrodamalis

noun
a genus of the family Dugongidae comprising only Steller's sea cow
Syn: ↑genus Hydrodamalis
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Dugongidae, ↑family Dugongidae
Member Meronyms: ↑Steller's sea cow, ↑Hydrodamalis gigas

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at hydro-+ˈdamələ̇s\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from hydr- + Greek damalis heifer; akin to Greek damalēs young bull — more at dama
: a genus of aquatic mammals that includes only the Steller's sea cow and is now usually placed in the family Dugongidae but was formerly made type of a separate family

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Hydrodamalis — Hydrodamalinae Hydrodamalinae …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • hydrodamalis — hy·dro·dam·a·lis …   English syllables

  • Hydrodamalis gigas — Rhytine de Steller Rhytine de Steller …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hydrodamalis gigas —   Vaca marina de Steller …   Wikipedia Español

  • Hydrodamalis gigas — Stellers Seekuh Schädel von Stellers Seekuh Systematik Unterklasse: Höhere Säugetiere (Eutheria) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hydrodamalis gigas — noun extinct large sirenian mammal formerly found near the Asiatic coast of the Bering Sea • Syn: ↑Steller s sea cow • Hypernyms: ↑sea cow, ↑sirenian mammal, ↑sirenian • Member Holonyms: ↑Hydrodamalis, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hydrodamalis gigas — La vaca marina de Steller (Hydrodamalis gigas, antes Rhytina gigas) fue un enorme sirenio de 8 metros de longitud (más de 10 en casos excepcionales) y 4 toneladas de peso, el mayor que ha existido jamás. Fue descubierta por la expedición rusa de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

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