Words Like BALEEN
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8 definitions of baleen
Plates or blades of “whalebone,” from two to twelve feet long, and sometimes a foot wide, which in certain whales (Balænoidea) are attached side by side along the upper jaw, and form a fringelike sieve by which the food is retained in the mouth.
a horny material from the upper jaws of certain whales; used as the ribs of fans or as stays in corsets
Whalebone in its natural state: a name given by whale-fishers.
The plates in the mouth of the baleen whale, Mysticeti, which it uses to trap its food; formerly used in corsetry