halicore

halicore

(həˈlɪkəriː)
n
(Zoology) an obsolete name for dugong
References in classic literature ?
This dugong, which also bears the name of the halicore, closely resembles the manatee; its oblong body terminated in a lengthened tail, and its lateral fins in perfect fingers.
His `Note on the brain of the Halicore Australis Owen', published in the 1885 proceedings of the NSW Linnaean Society, describes in detail the results of this dissection.
1885 Note on the Brain of Halicore Australis Owen, Proceedings of the Linnaean Society of New South Wales 10(2), 193-96.