order Sirenia


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Noun1.order Sirenia - an animal order including: manateesorder Sirenia - an animal order including: manatees; dugongs; Steller's sea cow
animal order - the order of animals
Eutheria, subclass Eutheria - all mammals except monotremes and marsupials
sea cow, sirenian, sirenian mammal - any of two families of large herbivorous aquatic mammals with paddle-shaped tails and flipper-like forelimbs and no hind limbs
family Trichechidae, Trichechidae - comprising only the manatees
Dugongidae, family Dugongidae - a family of mammals of order Sirenia including dugongs and Steller's sea cow
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It is the fourth member of the order Sirenia, alongside three manatee species.
They are the fourth member of the order Sirenia, alongside the three manatee species.