manatee manatee  /ˈmæ nə ˌti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) sirenian mammal of tropical coastal waters of America; the flat tail is rounded

Usage(s):

  1. But placed in weed-clogged waters, the manatee ate its way through a mere 40 lbs.
  2. The area is a favored haunt of the endangered dugong, a cousin of the manatee, that feeds in the sea grasses of the shallow coastal waters.
  3. Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris says a missing ballot box has been found inside a manatee in the waters of Indian River County.

News

  1. Manatee school district hires executive directors of middle and high schools

    Manatee County schools hires new executive directors of high schools and middle schools, and is preparing to add more district staff.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bradenton Herald

  2. Manatee voters reject sales tax hike to pay for health care

    Manatee voters overwhelming rejected a proposed half-cent increase in the sales tax to finance health care for the poor during a special election Tuesday.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bradenton Herald

  3. Manatee County activates more red-light cameras

    Manatee County added four new red light cameras on Tuesday after the commission meeting. The county is planning on adding at least one more additional red light camera by the begining of next year.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Bradenton Herald

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Quotes

  1. "Their action will keep the manatee on the endangered list and make sure that we continue to focus public attention on preserving this unique and important environmental treasure," Crist said.
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Charlie Crist Source: Fort Wayne Journal Gazette

  2. "This is a great day for Manatee County and the region," Buchanan said. "When asked to co-sponsor the legislation, all of the Florida delegation were enthusiastic to do so."
    on Dec 17, 2007 By: Vern Buchanan Source: Bradenton Herald

  3. "Manatees live in South Florida," said Gore. "One of 'em showed up off Memphis this summer. Yep. First time ever. You ever seen a manatee in Memphis? No. It got too hot in southern Florida. I'm not making this up."
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Al Gore Source: commercialappeal.com (subscription)

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