Odobenus

noun
type genus of the Odobenidae: walruses
Syn: ↑genus Odobenus
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Odobenidae, ↑family Odobenidae
Member Meronyms: ↑walrus, ↑seahorse, ↑sea horse

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\\-ˈbēnəs\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from Greek odōn tooth + bainein to walk; from the belief that walruses use their tusks in sequence — more at tooth, come
: the type genus of Odobenidae comprising the walruses

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