stellerine
steller stel"ler, n. [After Geo. W. Steller, a German naturalist.] (Zo["o]l.) The rytina; -- called also {stellerine} and {Steller's sea cow}. See {rytina}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • stellerine — Steller s sea cow Stel ler s sea cow , prop. n. [After Geo. W. Steller, a German naturalist.] (Zo[ o]l.) The rytina; called also {stellerine} and {steller}. See {rytina}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stellerine — Rytina Ryt i*na, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ryti s a wrinkle.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large edentulous sirenians, allied to the dugong and manatee, including but one species ({Rytina Stelleri}); called also {Steller s sea cow}, {stellerine} and {steller}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stellerine — ˈsteləˌrīn, rə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: Georg W. Steller died 1746 German naturalist + English ine : steller s sea cow * * * Stellerine (ˈstɛlərɪn) [f. name of G. W. Steller …   Useful english dictionary

  • stellerine — stel·ler·ine …   English syllables

  • Rhytina — Rytina Ryt i*na, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ryti s a wrinkle.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large edentulous sirenians, allied to the dugong and manatee, including but one species ({Rytina Stelleri}); called also {Steller s sea cow}, {stellerine} and {steller}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rytina — Ryt i*na, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ryti s a wrinkle.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large edentulous sirenians, allied to the dugong and manatee, including but one species ({Rytina Stelleri}); called also {Steller s sea cow}, {stellerine} and {steller}. [Written …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Rytina Stelleri — Rytina Ryt i*na, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ryti s a wrinkle.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large edentulous sirenians, allied to the dugong and manatee, including but one species ({Rytina Stelleri}); called also {Steller s sea cow}, {stellerine} and {steller}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steller — stel ler, n. [After Geo. W. Steller, a German naturalist.] (Zo[ o]l.) The rytina; called also {stellerine} and {Steller s sea cow}. See {rytina}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steller — s sea cow Stel ler s sea cow , prop. n. [After Geo. W. Steller, a German naturalist.] (Zo[ o]l.) The rytina; called also {stellerine} and {steller}. See {rytina}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • steller — Rytina Ryt i*na, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ryti s a wrinkle.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of large edentulous sirenians, allied to the dugong and manatee, including but one species ({Rytina Stelleri}); called also {Steller s sea cow}, {stellerine} and {steller}.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”