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Usage examples for cetacean

  1. In the apparently complete absence of hinder limbs, and in the characters of the vertebral column, the Zeuglodon lies on the cetacean side of the boundary line; so that, upon the whole, the Zeuglodonts, transitional as they are, are conveniently retained in the cetacean order. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  2. One of the most interesting of the spirited sculptures of animal forms to be found on the mound pipes, is the representation of the Lamantin, or Manotee, a cetacean found only in tropical waters, and the nearest place which they at present frequent is the coast of Florida- at least a thousand miles away. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings
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