What is another word for Manatees?

Pronunciation: [mˈanɐtˌiːz] (IPA)

Manatees are also known as sea cows or dugongs. These gentle giants are native to warm coastal waters and river systems. They are herbivorous mammals and spend most of their time grazing on sea grasses and other aquatic plants. They are famously known for their slow movements and can often be spotted swimming calmly near boats or docks. In some cultures, manatees are revered as sacred beings with spiritual significance. Synonyms for manatees may vary across different languages, but they all have one thing in common - admiration for these fascinating creatures.

Synonyms for Manatees:

What are the hypernyms for Manatees?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    Mammals, aquatic animals, marine animals.

Usage examples for Manatees

Again, four years later, I put my whole soul into a prayer for Manatees, and again with success.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe
Then came another crocodile, and finally the Manatees.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe
The earth holds few breathing beings stranger than these Manatees.
"Edge of the Jungle"
William Beebe

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