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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. German naturalist (1709-1746);
[syn: Steller, Georg Wilhelm Steller]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Rytina \Ryt"i*na\ (r[i^]t"[i^]*n[.a]), n. [NL., fr. Gr. "ryti`s a wrinkle.] (Zool.) 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 also Rhytina.] [1913 Webster] Note: It is now extinct, but was formerly abundant at Bering's Island, near Bering's Straits. It was twenty-five feet or more in length, with a thick, blackish, naked skin. The last were killed in 1768 for their oil and flesh. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

steller \stel"ler\, n. [After Geo. W. Steller, a German naturalist.] (Zool.) The rytina; -- called also stellerine and Steller's sea cow. See rytina. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Steller's sea cow \Stel"ler's sea" cow`\, prop. n. [After Geo. W. Steller, a German naturalist.] (Zool.) The rytina; -- called also stellerine and steller. See rytina. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Steller n 1: German naturalist (1709-1746) [syn: Steller, Georg Wilhelm Steller]




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