Manatí

[mah-nah-tee]
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Historical Examples of manati

  • As we have said, the manati has no appearance of hind-limbs.

  • It is known as the Manati, and the Portuguese call it “peixe boi,” which is only “fish-cow” done into Portuguese.

  • This manati was for long a joy to the whole island, and many natives and Christians daily visited this animal.

    De Orbe Novo, Volume 1 (of 2)

    Trans. by Francis Augustus MacNutt

  • It is known as the Manati, and the Portuguese call it “peixe hoi,” which is only “fish-cow” done into Portuguese.

  • The flesh of the manati is much esteemed, and tastes somewhat between beef and pork, altogether different from “fish.”