Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Sirenia — the dugong.

Etymologies

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Dugong +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Some info: Apparently dugongs are the only living representatives of the Dugongidae family, though their cousins the manatees are also related on what biologists call the "order" level.

    The Boston Phoenix PHLOG

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