halicore

halicore

(həˈlɪkəriː)
n
(Zoology) an obsolete name for dugong
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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.