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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A horny material from the upper jaws of certain whales.

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  • The baleen plates of a blue whale may be up to 1 meter long.
  • The fact that the krill are strained out of the water by the baleen is a matter of processing - it comes after the whale has taken a bite.
  • Many modern whale species use hair-like structures called baleen to filter tiny prey such as krill from seawater.
  • I need to use the word "baleen" in a sentence today. for more
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