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man·a·tee

manatee

 
pronunciation:
mae n ti
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part of speech: noun
definition: a mammal that lives in the ocean and has flippers for front legs. Manatees eat sea plants and are very gentle. Different kinds of manatees live near the shores or in coastal rivers of Florida, the West Indies, Central America, South America, and West Africa. They are also called sea cows.
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